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Implementation of the U.S. EPA’s long-awaited rule pertaining to formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products has been delayed by the Trump administration’s “Regulatory Freeze Pending Review."
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) recently wrote to other legislators asking for co-sponsors on the bill, that if passed would shutter the EPA by the end of this year.
Humidifier manufacturer Gree will pay the maximum civil penalty of $15.45 million in a CPSC settlement accepted by commissioners by a vote of 4-1.
Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle was the only commissioner that voted against imposing the maximum penalty. Buerkle has not supported severe penalties in recent agency enforcement actions.
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