June ’24 at-a-glance … environment

Approved refrigerant substitutions for commercial ice machines, industrial refrigeration, retail food refrigeration systems, commercial ice machines and stand-alone retail refrigeration […]


May ’24 at-a-glance … environment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new Strategic Civil-Criminal Enforcement Policy could more consistently determine when the agency pursues criminal […]


April ’24 at-a-glance … environment

EPA released long-awaited and controversial drinking water standards for specific PFAS substances. The standards establish maximum contaminant levels (MCL) of […]


March ’24 at-a-glance … environment

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a final rule requiring most publicly traded companies (and potentially those with public […]


February ’24 at-a-glance … environment

Hawaii HB 1986 seeks to prohibit the sale of numerous items, including “foodservice wares,” with intentionally added PFAS, as of […]


January ’24 at-a-glance … environment

California’s Assembly Bill 1200 requires manufacturers of cookware to disclose the presence of PFAS and more than 3,000 chemicals on the internet and/or product […]


December ’23 at-a-glance … environment

A reminder to members that California issued an enforcement advisory letter to manufacturers, distributors and sellers of cookware, alerting them to their obligations under Assembly […]


November ’23 at-a-glance … environment

California Attorney General Rob Bonta issued an enforcement advisory letter to manufacturers, distributors and sellers of cookware, alerting them to their obligations under Assembly Bill 1200 (AB […]


October ’23 at-a-glance … energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposed rulemaking for energy conservation standards for commercial refrigerators, freezers and refrigerator-freezers appeared in […]


October ’23 at-a-glance … environment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a pre-publication version of its final Technology Transition Rule restricting the use of […]