EPA requirements, upcoming regulations

December 2014
American Laundry News (American Trade Magazines LLC (ATM));12/01/2014, p1
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The article offers the insights of Joseph J. Green, environmental counsel for the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) and special counsel at the law firm Kelly, Drye & Warren LLP, regarding the policy provided against nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPE) detergents by activists and regulators such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Green discusses the commitment of the TRSA to use NPE where he outlined the Laundry Environmental Stewardship Program (LaundryESP) of the TRSA.


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