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Industry calls for bipartisan approach to TSCA reform; Lautenberg bill due out soon

11:27 AM MDT | April 10, 2013 | Rebecca Coons

Longtime Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)–reform advocate Senator Frank Lautenberg (D., NJ) is expected to introduce the Safe Chemicals Act of 2013—the latest version of a bill aimed at modernizing the assessment and management of chemicals—now that Congress has returned from a two-week recess. Industry groups echo the importance of modernizing the 37-year-old chemical management program, but say reform efforts should focus on proposals that are founded on sound science, protect the innovation and global competitiveness of the US chemical...

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