This week, under the newly reformed Toxics Substance Control Act (TSCA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed limits on the use of two common chemicals in paint removers—methylene chloride and N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP). In response, Liz Hitchcock, Legislative Director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, issued the following statement: “We applaud EPA for today’s proposal to protect workers and […]
Today, under the newly reformed Toxics Substance Control Act (TSCA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed banning certain uses of the toxic chemical trichloroethylene (TCE) due to health risks when used as a vapor degreaser.
Universal Testing Key to Prevention of Long-Term Developmental Damage
Today, under the newly reformed TSCA, the EPA proposed banning certain uses of the toxic chemical trichloroethylene (TCE).
Today the EPA announced the first ten chemicals that will undergo evaluation and regulation under recent reforms to the Toxic Substances Control Act.
New report shows big retailers cracking down on toxic chemicals in consumer products but others remain serious laggards
Walmart, Target, and CVS among the best; Amazon and Costco among the worst
NGO encourages Walmart to expand list of chemicals, challenges other retailers to follow suit
Environmental health advocates rally outside of Kroger Annual Shareholder Meeting and questions Kroger’s CEO
This morning, President Obama will sign H.R. 2576, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, into law. The legislation to reform the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) passed the Senate earlier this month.
Health advocates across the country call on Kroger and Albertsons to ban toxic BPA in food packaging
100,000+ people signed petitions calling on grocery retailers to ban BPA & adopt comprehensive chemical policies