20 chemicals for swift action by EPA

Environmental Working Group names 20 chemicals for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to review with priority under reformed U.S. chemicals regulation LCSA

Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act

American Chemistry Council informs about the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, the updated U.S. chemicals regulation

TSCA reform signed into law

U.S. President Obama enacts bill reforming Toxic Substances Control Act; news providers and health group explain implications of updated U.S. chemicals regulation

Opinions: Implications of TSCA reform

Articles in Nature and The Guardian discuss what will change under reformed U.S. chemicals regulation TSCA; EPA to gain more authority, concerns over public health protection remain

ToxCast assays need improving

New study shows the ability of ToxCast assays to predict obesogens is unreliable; senior researcher comments on features in need of improvement

The war on science?

Investigative article in In These Times outlines how chemical industry influences and delays U.S. chemical regulation by informing with manipulated and misleading “science”

First results of EPA’s Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program

EPA releases screening results for 52 pesticide chemicals; American Chemistry Council applauds EPA on this accomplishment

US Senators want greater transparency in EPA’s science

Secret Science Act supported by US Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

US EPA to collect information on nanomaterials

EPA proposed new reporting and recordkeeping requirements for nanoscale chemicals already in use

US: consultation on EDC screening program test guidelines

US EPA holds a public consultation on three draft test guidelines for its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program