Congress passes bill to modernize nation’s primary chemical management law
The last time the U.S. Congress passed a major environmental law relating to chemicals, Gerald Ford was president, the Dow was around 1000 and Apple Computer was just a few months old.
Now, 40 years later, that law – the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) — is finally getting a much-needed update. On June 7, the Senate passed changes to the TSCA, which the House of Representatives had already approved. President Obama is expected to sign the bill into law soon, making it the first major new environmental law since 1990. Bill Summary and Text Continue reading New Changes to TSCA – Blessing or Curse?