The bi-partisan Frank Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act passed both houses of Congress because lawmakers recognized that TSCA was ineffective in protecting our health from exposure to toxic chemicals.
State actions are still incredibly important, even with the passing of new federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform. Guest post by Clean & Healthy NY.
Reform of TSCA gives EPA important new authorities to tackle the problem of toxic chemicals, but review of chemicals will be slow and state authority is unduly infringed. Get the facts about this new bill.
The new law gives the EPA the authority to better ensure safety of chemicals, but unfortunately that doesn't mean all products are now free of toxic chemicals. Learn more.