June 14, 2016

The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (HR 2576) reforms the current Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). After some back and forth on preemption and other issues in HR 2576, the House of Representatives passed it on May 24, 2016. After being temporarily stalled in the Senate …

June 13, 2016

The National Law Review June 10, 2016 This week, the Senate approved by voice vote a sweeping bipartisan amendment to the federal law regulating chemical manufacturing and use, the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA). The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 2576), also …

June 10, 2016

Safer Chemicals 2016 Summary: The reform of TSCA gives EPA important new authorities to tackle the problem of toxic chemicals. For the first time, there are also enforceable deadlines and schedules for EPA work on chemicals as well as dedicated funding from fees paid by industry. The pace of change …

June 10, 2016

E&E Daily June 9, 2016 by Josh Kurtz The Toxic Substances Control Act became law in 1976, and it feels as if members of Congress have been trying to reform it ever since.That’s an exaggeration, of course.But the fact is, reform efforts have been underway for several years but always came …

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 …