Issue Date: May 4, 2015 | Web Date: April 30, 2015
Chemical Reform Bill Moves Forward In Senate
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have taken a major step toward overhauling the nation’s outdated law governing commercial chemicals. A Senate committee on April 28 approved a bipartisan bill to reform the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
Because a handful of Democrats support the measure, the legislation, S. 697, stands a solid chance of passage by the Republican-controlled Senate.
Both the chemical industry and advocacy groups for years have pressed Congress to modernize TSCA, though . . .
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