June 9, 2016

Plastics News June 8, 2016 by GAYLE S. PUTRICH Washington — The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a decades-in-the-making bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) late June 7.Dubbed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, the bill(HR 2576) regulates the manufacture, transportation, sale …

June 6, 2016

JD Supra June 3, 2016 by Ryan Carra, Mark Duvall, Sarah Kettenmann,Timothy Serie After years of effort, comprehensive legislation to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) passed the House of Representatives on May 24, 2016.  The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act is expected to pass the Senate the …

June 3, 2016

The National Law Review June 2, 2016 After years of effort, comprehensive legislation to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) passed the House of Representatives on May 24, 2016.  The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act is expected to pass the Senate the week of June …

May 31, 2016

EDF Health May 26, 2016 by RICHARD DENISON Well, it looks like American families will have to wait a bit longer for better protection from toxic chemicals, with today’s decision by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) to place a hold on the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act.  …

May 26, 2016

Bangor Daily News May 25, 2016 by The BDN Editorial Board Congress is nearing completion of a rewrite of the nation’s chemical regulations. The long overdue update takes important steps forward in giving the Environmental Protection Agency needed authority to regulate the tens of thousands of chemicals used in household products …