Chemical Regulation: TSCA Reform Takes A Backseat | January 17, 2011 Issue - Vol. 89 Issue 3 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 89 Issue 3 | pp. 29-30
Issue Date: January 17, 2011

Chemical Regulation: TSCA Reform Takes A Backseat

Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), EPA, Congress

An overhaul of the federal law that governs commercial chemicals is not at the top of the congressional agenda in 2011. However, this issue is expected to crop up later in the year, industry representatives tell C&EN.

In the past two years, the House Energy & Commerce Committee held hearings about the need to update the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Last year, this committee met with industry and environmental groups in a series . . .

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