EPA Chem Safety Head Coy On TSCA Reform Bill

Law360, New York (March 18, 2015, 4:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s chemical safety division leader on Wednesday told a Senate committee that President Barack Obama’s administration has no position on a proposed effort to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act, but said the bill meets many of the administration’s priorities.

Jim Jones, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, testified to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works that the administration believes it’s “crucial” to modernize TSCA and give the EPA the power to enforce new...
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