EPA Calls On Congress To Toughen Chemical Regs

Law360, New York (July 29, 2010, 4:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency urged Congress on Thursday to advance the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010, a bill that would replace a 1976 version of the law and bring regulations on industrial chemicals more in line with food and drug regulations.

“It's clear the TSCA must be updated and strengthened if EPA is to properly do its job of protecting public health and the environment,” EPA assistant administrator Steve Owens said in testimony before the subcommittee on commerce, trade, and consumer protection in the...
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