Sens. Introduce Bipartisan Chemical Safety Reform Bill

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 4:47 PM EDT) -- A bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday introduced legislation to require all chemicals registered for use in the U.S. to be screened for public and environmental safety, saying the current Toxic Substances Control Act falls short on protecting both safety and the needs of industry.

The bill, titled the Chemical Safety Improvement Act of 2013, is designed to update and improve the TSCA, which has proven ineffective in its safety purpose and has faced criticism from public health advocates, government watchdogs and industry, according to Sens....
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