May 20, 2016

E&E Daily May 19, 2016 by Sam Pearson House and Senate negotiators are continuing to hash out final details of legislation to update the nation’s chemicals law, including an unresolved dispute over how the proposal would address some of the most significant known hazards. But even though the finish line appears …

May 20, 2016

Chemical Watch May 19, 2016 by Kelly Franklin US Senate and House negotiators have reached a bipartisan agreement reconciling the bills passed by each chamber last year to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).News of the agreement was announced in a Senate press conference earlier today, with Senators Barbara Boxer (D–California), …

May 19, 2016

Morning Consult May 18, 2016 by JACK FITZPATRICK Rep. Frank Pallone has problems with legislation to overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act, but it’s not entirely clear what they are. The New Jersey Democrat and Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) issued a statement Tuesday saying the almost finalized measure emerging between House and Senate negotiators actually looks “weaker …

May 18, 2016

Red Dirt Report May 17, 2016 by ANDREW W. GRIFFIN OKLAHOMA CITY – Could a $43 billion acquisition of the Swiss seed and pesticide company Syngenta later this year by the Chinese government-owned China National Chemical Corp. (a.k.a. “ChemChina”) potentially have an impact on agricultural practices here in Oklahoma? Quite possibly, says …

May 12, 2016

Bloomberg BNA May 11, 2016 by Anthony Adragna May 10 — House and Senate lawmakers are likely to reach a deal by the end of the week overhauling the nation’s primary industrial chemicals statute, the top Democrat and Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee told reporters May 10. …