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U.S. Lawmakers Take Up Chemicals Management Reform

10:42 AM MST | November 17, 2009 | Kara Sissell

Industry representatives at the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing today urged lawmakers to authorize a risk-based method for prioritizing chemicals as part of any statutory changes to the 1976 Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA), although chemical manufacturers to do not have a uniform position on how TSCA should be reauthorized. EPA, environmental groups and many in industry agree that the statute needs to be updated, however. EPA told lawmakers that emerging science and flaws in the original statute make it necessary to reform TSCA. “TSCA is...

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