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Volume 94 Issue 1 | p. 6 | News of The Week
Issue Date: January 4, 2016

Congress Moves On Chemical Safety Reform

Legislation: Negotiations expected to culminate early in 2016
Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: TSCA, chemical safety, Congress, legislation

Members of the U.S. Congress hope to send legislation that would modernize the federal law that controls commercial chemicals to President Barack Obama early this year.

In an unanticipated vote, the Senate passed S. 697, which would reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), just hours before it adjourned for the holidays last month. Congress then quickly launched negotiations to resolve differences between that bill and a similar measure approved by . . .

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