The chemical industry fights state legislators tooth and nail as they try to pass protective policies, pulling all of the dirty tricks out of their play books. The good news is public health leaders are standing up to the chemical industry in New York state. The New York state legislature has been considering important legislation, the Child Safe Products Act, that would protect New York families from toxic chemicals.
How the chemical industry’s rebuttal falls flat By Baskut Tuncak, orginially posted on the Center for International Environmental Law website. What are the drivers of innovation? This was the question behind new research CIEL released last week, which clearly illustrates that stronger laws to regulate chemicals are a driver of innovation, and also create a safer marketplace. […]
26 States to Consider Toxic Chemicals Legislation in 2013 The following post was originally published at Safer States. By Sarah Doll, National Director for Safer States Despite intense industry opposition and Congressional inaction, state governments continue to defend the public from toxic chemical exposure. Each year, state legislatures continue to prove that they are the […]