The Devilish Details Of TSCA Reform

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 11:29 AM EDT) -- On April 14, Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg, D-N.J., introduced the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, which is intended to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act to require chemical companies to demonstrate the safety of industrial chemicals and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to evaluate safety based on the best available science.

The bill is co-sponsored by Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Barbara Boxer, D-Calif. Lautenberg introduced TSCA reform legislation in the 111th Congress, the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010 (S. 3209). In response...
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