Senate Approval Sends TSCA Reform To Obama

Law360, New York (June 7, 2016, 6:54 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed long-sought revisions to the Toxic Substances Control Act with lopsided, bipartisan approval, sending the reform legislation to President Barack Obama, who has said he supports the bill.

Under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would be required to evaluate new and existing chemicals against a new risk-based standard that includes considerations for vulnerable populations. (Credit: AP) By a voice vote, the Senate passed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. The passage...
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