Meetings on Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hosts meetings on the revised U.S. chemicals regulation on August 9-12, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

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

Conference call on TSCA reform

Collaborative on Health and the Environment hosts call on July 13, 2016 to discuss science, implementation, and implications of reformed Toxic Substances Control Act

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

U.S. Senate passes final TSCA reform bill

U.S. Senate votes in favor of final bill reforming Toxic Substances Control Act; reform bill now moves from U.S. Congress to U.S. President Obama’s desk for approval

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

U.S. House approves final TSCA reform bill

U.S. House of Representatives passes final bill to reform U.S. chemicals regulation TSCA

Agreement on TSCA reform

U.S. House and Senate negotiators agree on draft bill to update TSCA; final votes and signing by U.S. President Obama may follow soon

Opinion: TSCA reform must protect public health

Article by health professional Leonardo Trasande outlines opportunities and drawbacks of current bills to reform U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act for protection of human health