Chemical Group Counters Rep. On Support For Law Reform

Law360, New York (October 9, 2013, 4:15 PM EDT) -- A chemical manufacturing trade group Wednesday refuted a suggestion by Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., that it had abandoned key elements of its call to strengthen the nation's chemical safety law, a shift in stance that Waxman said would hurt efforts to reform the legislation.

Waxman, the House Energy and Commerce Committee's ranking member, wrote a letter to the American Chemistry Council on Monday asking whether it had retracted its support for certain changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act. He pointed to recent statements from the...
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