House Republicans Unveil Draft Legislation To Reform Federal Law On Chemical Safety | March 10, 2014 Issue - Vol. 92 Issue 10 | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 
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Volume 92 Issue 10 | p. 7 | News of The Week
Issue Date: March 10, 2014 | Web Date: March 6, 2014

House Republicans Unveil Draft Legislation To Reform Federal Law On Chemical Safety

The House of Representatives draft bill to overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act receives mixed reviews.
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: TSCA, legislation, House

A draft bill by House of Representatives Republicans to overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is getting mixed reviews. Chemical industry groups are politely welcoming the draft, while environmental and health activists are speaking out against it.

Rep. John M. Shimkus (R-Ill.), chairman of the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Environment & the Economy, released the draft measure on Feb. 27. It shares some similarities . . .

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