EnviroTech :: Regulatory
U.S. Industry’s Priority: Check the Spread of Reach
9:02 AM MST | November 7, 2007 | Kara Sissell
upcoming implementation of the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program has some industry executives concerned that U.S. lawmakers will turn their attention toward amending the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO; Washington) issued a report in August comparing the two programs. GAO makes no recommendations, but details some of EPA’s concerns regarding the chemical industry’s use of confidential business information exemptions to avoid publicly...
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