Tracking Disease Clusters And Environmental Health

Law360, New York (April 6, 2011, 12:29 PM EDT) -- On March 29, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing entitled “Oversight Hearing on Disease Clusters and Environmental Health.” Committee Chairwoman Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Senator Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, ranking member of the Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health Subcommittee, introduced the Strengthening Protections for Children and Communities from Disease Clusters Act (S. 76), also known as Trevor’s Law, on Jan. 25, 2011. The bill would require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to:

Develop, publish and update guidelines on an approach to...
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