Latest Toxic Substances Control Act Stories

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).

2010-01-20 23:01:00

Congressional reform of toxics law could save billions in health care costs WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new analysis released today, "The Health Case for Reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act," the U.S.

2010-01-04 17:45:00


2009-11-12 08:00:00

Voters want the EPA to be given more power to regulate chemicals WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A poll conducted in August by Lake Research Partners found Americans very concerned with how chemicals are regulated for consumer use in the U.S.

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