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2010-07-28 10:35:00

Toxic Chemicals Contribute to Chronic Disease Epidemic, Sector Says WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care sector leaders are urging Congress to move swiftly to pass chemical reform legislation, citing the measure as critical to public health protection.

2010-06-15 09:00:00

New campaign empowers all Americans to demand a new chemicals policy that protects human health WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Americans decry the tragedy of the BP oil spill, including the lack of evidence of safety for the chemical dispersants being used in the Gulf of Mexico, a new online campaign launched today provides tools and information Americans can use to press for fundamental reform of our nation's toxic chemical law.

2010-06-03 08:30:00

NEWARK, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Legislation recently introduced to overhaul the nation's outdated chemical law is a 'no-brainer' -- so much so that the industry itself largely supports the move.

2010-04-15 11:32:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) today introduced the Safe Chemicals Act, which is intended to enhance the federal regulation of chemicals.

2010-04-15 11:29:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey Senator, Frank Lautenberg, today introduced the Safe Chemicals Act, which is intended to enhance the federal regulation of chemicals.

2010-04-15 11:23:00

Modern Business Leaders Call for Change to Inspire Consumer Confidence New Bill Introduced Today to Reform Nation's Chemical Laws NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) called upon U.S.

2010-04-12 13:30:00

Linked to Human Health Problems, Chemicals Largely Untested, Unregulated WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of legislation slated to be introduced this month to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), almost two dozen organizations representing health care professionals, along with health sector businesses sent letters to Congress urging the passage of strong reform of our nation's chemical regulatory system.

2010-04-08 08:00:00

Communities of color most at risk for health effects linked to chemical exposure WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Letters went to the Senate and the House today demanding stronger protections for disproportionately impacted communities of color, Indigenous communities and low-income communities in the upcoming reform of U.S.

2010-02-02 10:31:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Today a group of organizations, businesses, and individuals, including the Arkansas Environmental Federation and the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, launched the Arkansas Coalition for Chemical Safety (ARCCS).


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