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EPA ensures company discloses pesticide hazards.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)    Washington, DC 20460
June 13, 2014 Liphatech, Inc., a Milwaukee pesticide manufacturer, paid $738,000 civil penalty to EPA for advertising Rozol Prairie Dog Bait without identifying it as a "restricted use" pesticide, and for making unapproved claims about the pesticide, in violation of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act. These claims undermined instructions on the label and overstated efficacy and safety of pesticide. This is the largest penalty ever imposed by an administration law judge for FIFRA violations.
EPA announces funding for tribes to clean up diesel engines.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)    Washington, DC 20460
June 13, 2014 Part of DERA program, EPA's grant funding is available for tribal applicants to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from older diesel engines. EPA is making $1 million available and anticipates awarding 3 to 5 tribal assistance agreements. Projects may include school buses, transit buses, heavy-duty diesel trucks, marine engines, locomotives, energy production generators, and other diesel engines. Proposals from tribal applicants must be received by August 12, 2014.
BIO says EPA should recognize roles of biotechnology.
Biotechnology Industry Organization    Washington, DC 20024
June 11, 2014 EPA should recognize that carbon emissions from renewable biomass are fundamentally different from those of fossil fuels and that biotechnology can and must play a key role in mitigating fossil carbon emissions, BIO noted in response to agency's Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units. That recognition should carry through to the Proposed Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources.
Tech Policy Veteran Kenneth Schramko joins IPC.
IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries    Bannockburn, IL 60015
June 11, 2014 Kenneth Schramko has joined IPC's Washington, DC-based government relations team as director of government relations. Schramko will focus on policy and regulatory issues that affect the electronics industry, and will work with IPC’s Government Relations Steering Committee to identify opportunities for the association and its members. During his career, Schramko has provided strategic legislative, political, and business advice and solutions to corporations, associations, and universities.
Livestock Biotech Summit to feature interactive sessions.
Biotechnology Industry Organization    Washington, DC 20024
June 11, 2014 During Livestock Biotech Summit, Sept 16-18, 2014, attendees will hear from expert communicators on strategies to communicate effectively around animal biotechnology. Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science will present session titled "Distilling your Message on Animal Biotechnology." At this interactive plenary session, attendees will learn and practice tools to fine tune how they talk about complicated technology in ways that are meaningful to listeners at various levels of understanding.
Keynote for THE BIG M will be delivered by Penny Pritzker.
SME    Dearborn, MI 48121
June 10, 2014 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will keynote SME's inaugural THE BIG M, which will take place in Detroit, MI from June 9–12. Highlighting ideas, innovations, and technologies from across manufacturing industry, event will bring together professionals, manufacturers, and policymakers to discuss real-world solutions to accelerate manufacturing in communities across USA. Event will feature exhibits, conference sessions with manufacturing experts, company tours, and demonstrations.
NEMA Online Standards Store offers UI, packaging improvements.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)    Rosslyn, VA 22209
June 10, 2014 National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) online storefront for purchasing NEMA standards offers interface that facilitates interaction as well as robust search capabilities. Additionally, store features different ways to package standards; examples include multi-user PDFs and Print Plus PDF bundles. NEMA Assistant Vice President Paul Molitor commented, "We’re constantly trying to improve the standards purchasing process."
FAA proposes civil penalty against Atlantic Technical Systems.
Federal Aviation Administration    Washington, DC 20591
June 10, 2014 FAA is proposing $76,000 civil penalty against Atlantic Technical Systems, Inc., for allegedly violating Hazardous Materials Regulations. FAA alleges that on Nov 11, 2013, Atlantic Technical Systems offered three, 4 L containers of isopropyl alcohol to FedEx Corp. for shipment by air to Woodstock, IL. According to FAA, company did not declare hazardous materials, and shipment was not properly classed, described, packaged, marked, labeled, and in proper condition for shipment under regulations.
FAA proposes civil penalty against Hixwood Metal, Inc.
Federal Aviation Administration    Washington, DC 20591
June 10, 2014 FAA is proposing $63,000 civil penalty against Hixwood Metal, Inc. of Stanley, WI for allegedly violating Hazardous Materials Regulations. FAA alleges that on Aug 28, 2013, Hixwood Metal offered 5-gal container of Towerdraw industrial lubricant to UPS, Inc. for shipment by air to West Union, IA. According to FAA, company did not declare hazardous materials, and shipment was not properly classed, described, packaged, marked, labeled, and in proper condition for shipment under regulations.
Known Crewmember Program continues to expand.
Airlines for America    Washington, DC 20004
June 10, 2014 Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l, Airlines for America, and the TSA announced expansion of the Known Crewmember program to include Tucson International Airport and El Paso International Airport, which are now KCM’s 50th and 51st locations. KCM is a risk-based security screening program that enables TSA officers to positively verify identity and employment status of airline crewmembers. Program enhances security and allows TSA to focus on travelers who present greater risk to aviation security.
Keenan Loubser joins IPC staff.
IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries    Bannockburn, IL 60015
June 10, 2014 Keenan Loubser has joined IPC staff as senior director of certification programs. Loubser will oversee IPC's certification programs, maintain and build relationships with IPC training and certification centers around the world, and manage IPC’s certification team. With nearly 20 years of experience in information technology, training and certification on international level, Loubser most recently served as senior portfolio manager for certification and learning at Hewlett-Packard.
AAMA Summer Conference hosted keynote on Universal Design.
American Architectural Manufacturers Association    Schaumburg, IL 60173
June 10, 2014 Via her presentation at AAMA Summer Conference, Dr. Elizabeth Watson discussed designing for accessibility. Her keynote address specifically focused on importance of universal design and challenged attendees to take fresh approach. "Moving from ADA to Universal Design: A Road Map" showcased Watson's 24+ years of experience with individuals with disabilities. She noted minimum requirements of accessibility standards and ADA guidelines and promoted principles of Universal Design (UD).
NXP Semiconductors joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors.
ZigBee Alliance    San Ramon, CA 94583
June 10, 2014 NXP Semiconductors N.V. is the newest member of the ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors, increasing company's existing membership to 'Promoter' level. NXP has long supplied microcontrollers and transceivers for smart homes, connected lighting, and energy efficiency applications based on ZigBee standards. NXP has also developed variety of ZigBee Certified platforms and reference designs for key markets including energy efficiency, connected devices, security, and health.
Companies Petition to Fly UAS before rulemaking is complete.
Federal Aviation Administration    Washington, DC 20591
June 9, 2014 Regulatory exemptions asked for by 7 aerial photo and video production companies would allow film and television industry to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with FAA approval. Demand for commercial UAS operations could lead to economic benefits, but all associated safety issues must be considered. FAA has been working to implement provisions of Section 333 of FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 and move forward with UAS integration before proposing small UAS rule.
Water Infrastructure Investment increases equipment demand, jobs.
Associated Equipment Distributors    Alexandria, VA 22314
June 9, 2014 According to AED Chairman Tim Watters, Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act (H.R. 4237/S. 2345) will spur economic growth and job creation within construction equipment industry by generating up to $6 billion in demand and supporting nearly 1,000 employees over next decade. “The time is long overdue for substantial investment in water infrastructure projects," said Watters. This bill would lift state volume cap on private activity bonds for such projects.
Report Reviews Costs/Benefits Estimates of RPS compliance.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)    Golden, CO 80401
June 9, 2014 Prepared by analysts from NREL and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), "A Survey of State-Level Cost and Benefit Estimates of Renewable Portfolio Standards" reviews estimates of costs and benefits of compliance with Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in USA and explores how costs and benefits may evolve over time. Estimates can inform policymaker assessments of existing RPS policies, modifications to existing policies, and potential new policies.
EPA Guidelines cut carbon pollution from existing power plants.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)    Washington, DC 20460
June 9, 2014 U.S. EPA is releasing Clean Power Plan proposal, which cuts carbon pollution from existing power plants for the first time to protect public health, move USA toward cleaner environment, and fight climate change while supplying Americans with reliable and affordable power. As stated by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, "We don't have to choose between a healthy economy and a healthy environment – our action will sharpen America’s competitive edge, spur innovation, and create jobs."
Reckitt Benckiser to Cancel specific rodenticide products.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)    Washington, DC 20460
June 9, 2014 U.S. EPA reached agreement with Reckitt Benckiser Inc. to stop production 12 d-CON mouse and rat poison products that do not currently comply with EPA safety standards by year's end and stop distribution to retailers by March 31, 2015. According to EPA's Jim Jones, "This voluntary move will get us far faster results than would otherwise be achieved through an administrative process." Jones also noted that "Canceling these products will help prevent risks to children, pets, and wildlife."
SPE Thermoforming Division calls for Parts Competition entries.
Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc    Newtown, CT 06470
June 9, 2014 SPE Thermoforming Division seeks entries for its annual Parts Competition, which showcases latest advances in thermoforming design and application, and submission deadline is August 15, 2014. According to Steve Zamprelli, 2014 Parts Competition chair, SPE's expansion of this competition will "better represent the changes that are taking place in the thermoforming industry.” Purportedly, "The new categories will showcase advances in the repurposing of materials and ingenuity."
CDA honors Cleveland State Professor.
Copper Development Association, Inc.    New York, NY 10016
June 9, 2014 Professor Taysir Nayfeh, of Cleveland State University, received "Trailblazer in Copper Technology" award for his research in ultraconductive copper - a technology that could revolutionize how copper is used in applications ranging from aerospace in medium term to residential wiring in longer term. Professor Nayfeh's 3 years of exhaustive research have revealed that nanocarbon-in-copper composite materials have a conductivity that is more than twice that of pure copper.

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