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|NACD Urges Senate to Pass TSCA Reform
National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) President Eric R. Byer called on the U.S. Senate to pass S.697, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, to modernize the nearly 40-year-old federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
|NACD Praises Senate Hearing on Regulatory Overreach
NACD applauded the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management for holding the hearing titled, “Examining the Use of Agency Regulatory Guidance.” The hearing looked at the Administrative Procedure Act and ways federal agencies misuse provisions in the act to issue guidance documents in lieu of rulemaking.
|NACD, ACC Release Responsible Distribution-Responsible Care Comparison Guide
The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) recently unveiled the latest edition of the ACC Responsible Care® and NACD Responsible Distribution® comparison guide. These two programs are the chemical associations’ environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) programs and are rooted in third-party verification, a process vital in assessing areas like risk management, product stewardship, handling and storage, security and others to ensure they are practiced consistently and effectively across the NACD and ACC membership.
|U.S. Chemicals, Inc. Opens Doors to Rep. Himes
U.S. Chemicals Inc. welcomed Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) to their facility to demonstrate how chemical distribution works and to highlight programs like NACD Responsible Distribution®, the National Association of Chemical Distributors’ (NACD) mandatory third-party-verification environmental, health, safety, and security program. U.S. Chemicals is a member in good standing of the association.
|NACD Releases 2015 Chemical Distribution Compensation and Benefits Survey
NACD recently unveiled the 2015 Compensation and Benefits Survey, a biennial study that collects data on 25 key salaried positions and 15 hourly positions in the U.S. chemical distribution sector. Since 2013 when the last survey was conducted, the majority of positions studied in the survey saw an increase in total compensation.
|NACD Member Dakota Distributing Welcomes Rep. Williams to Facility
Dakota Distributing, LP opened their doors to Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX) to show him firsthand how chemical distribution works and to educate him on programs like NACD Responsible Distribution®, the National Association of Chemical Distributors’ (NACD) mandatory third-party-verification environmental, health, safety, and security program. Dakota Distributing is a member in good standing of the association.
|Rep. Green Visits NACD Member Southern Chemical Corporation
Southern Chemical Corporation welcomed Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) to their facility to demonstrate the value of chemical distribution and the safety of companies like Southern Chemical that participate in programs like NACD Responsible Distribution®. Southern Chemical is a member in good standing of the association.
|NACD Congressional Site Visit Program in Full Swing
With the August Congressional recess well underway, the National Association of Chemical Distributors’ (NACD) site visit program is reaching peak levels. This program helps NACD member companies invite their Representatives and Senators to their facilities for tours to learn more about the chemical distribution industry and discuss issues important to their business operations, like TSCA reform, burdensome regulations, and general business concerns.
|KIC Chemicals Inc. Wins NACD’s 2015 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award
NACD announced KIC Chemicals Inc. as the winner of the 2015 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award at this year’s ChemEdge conference. ChemEdge is the premier operations and management event for the chemical distribution industry, hosted annually by NACD. Each year, the award is given to the NACD member or affiliate company who most embodies the ideals of the NACD Responsible Distribution® program.
|Responsible Distribution of Chemicals Takes Center Stage at ChemEdge
As the chemical industry continues to grow, distributors from across the country are convening this week in record fashion at ChemEdge, the leading chemical distribution operations and management conference in the United States. With the highest paid attendance in ten years, more than 380 owners and employees will collaborate on the critical information needed to manage complex regulatory and operational issues affecting their businesses.
|Superior Oil Company, Inc. Meets with Rep. Walorski on Chemical Distribution
Superior Oil Company, Inc. welcomed Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) to their facility to show her the value and safety of chemical distribution companies that participate in programs like NACD Responsible Distribution®.
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