TSCA Reform: A Step Forward?

Law360, New York (July 27, 2012, 1:44 PM EDT) -- The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health held a joint hearing on July 24, 2012, entitled “Oversight of EPA Authorities and Actions to Control Exposures to Toxic Chemicals.” The hearing was a run-up to the committee markup on July 25, 2012, of Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s, D-N.J., Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 (S. 847).

The hearing examined current initiatives related to flame retardant chemicals as a means of exploring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s authority over chemical safety...
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