After months of delay, today the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Gina McCarthy to be the next administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by a vote of 59 to 40.
Sincere effort at bi-partisan progress; needs improvement to ensure adequate protection
The oldest member of the U.S. Senate, and the longtime champion for chemical policy reform, Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) has passed away.
Today, Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and David Vitter (R-LA) jointly introduced the Chemical Safety Improvement Act.
Ad Campaign asks Industry Leaders to “Mind the Store”
Jennifer Beals, star of “The L-Word,” and “Flashdance,” and one of People magazine’s most beautiful people of 2011 met this week with leaders on Capitol Hill.
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Retailers have market power to protect customers say health leaders
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Much-Needed Legislation Would Protect Americans from Unsafe Chemicals
Broader Reforms Needed to Make People Safe
Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Lauds President’s Choice