September 15, 2016

JD Supra September 14, 2016 by Liza Magley, Thomas Smith, and Richard Weber As we reported, on June 22, 2016, President Obama signed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety Reform for the 21st Century Act (the Act) into law, enacting the Toxic Substances Control Act’s (TSCA) first reform in its four decades of …

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 …

May 24, 2016

Bloomberg Government May 23, 2016 by Catherine Traywick  & Laura Curtis Republicans in Congress have voted dozens of times to block regulations by President Barack Obama’s EPA. This week they are set to give the agency more authority. After a bipartisan accord, Congress is poised to overhaul the 40-year-old Toxic Substances Control …

May 10, 2016

Morning Consult May 9, 2016 by JACK FITZPATRICK Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) have reached a deal on overhauling the Toxic Substances Control Act, giving more leeway to state agencies that regulate chemicals, Boxer told reporters Monday. Inhofe and Boxer, the chair and ranking Democrat on the Senate Environment and …

April 13, 2016

Huffington Post April 12, 2016 by Nicholas Ashford Congress is about to take action on reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), addressing the slow progress since its passage in 1976 in advancing protection from exposure to toxic substances, as well as a significant set-back rendered by a Fifth Circuit Court …