Chemical Execs Ask Congress For TSCA Reform

Law360, New York (March 9, 2010, 5:54 PM EST) -- A law that regulates toxic chemicals that has been widely criticized as ineffective needs to be updated, but lawmakers should not impose a burdensome European-style system, chemical industry executives said Tuesday at a congressional hearing.

Linda Fisher, vice president of safety, health and the environment at DuPont & Co., said it was a shift in position for the industry to support reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act, but that the public was growing more aware about exposure to chemicals through products.

“That concern is being...
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