Industry News: OSHA PSM Litigation • Plastics Growth

NACD Files Statement with Court Against OSHA PSM Litigation

The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) filed a Notification of Intervention in Support of Petitioners and Statement of issues with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to support the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) petition to review the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) memorandum of June 5, 2015.

OSHA Memorandum Available Here

To Read The Complete NACD Article Click Here

Cheap Energy and CAFE Standards Drive Lightweight Plastics Growth

According to analysis by industry experts, cheap energy and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards are behind the recent bubble in thermoplastic polyolefin production in the U.S. TPO producers’ involvement in the U.S. automotive industry coupled with low-cost feedstocks encouraging China to pursue TPO operations in the U.S is driving the increase in lightweight plastics production.

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