This represents only a small step toward ensuring chemical safety. The necessary review and prioritization of tens of thousands of existing chemicals for safety assessments and risk management can only be achieved through fundamental reform of TSCA.
Healthy Families coalition
Big thanks to our coalition partners Healthy Child, Healthy World for organizing a Twitter party designed to help our movement get informed and mobilized for real reform! Here’s more detailed information on the Tweet-up from the Healthy Child, Healthy World web site. . . Parents should not have to be toxicologists to have a safe home. […]
Today Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010, an ambitious bill aimed at revamping the 34-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. This is not the first time Congress has attempted to fix our nation’s flawed system for regulating toxic chemicals, but it is the first time that both chemical industry […]