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Congress Should Capitalize on Success of TSCA Reform

Energy / Press Release June 7, 2016

Both chambers’ overwhelming support for sweeping overhaul of TSCA demonstrates that Congress maintains the ability to resolve complex issues even in an election year.

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Could Year-End Bills Offer Chance to Pass Energy Provisions?

Kimberly Dean / Blog December 1, 2015

Congress should not shy away from dusting off their negotiating skills to move some energy and environmental provisions over the finish line.

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Letter to Senators McConnell and Reid on Chemical Safety Modernization

Trent Lott, Byron L. Dorgan / Research July 6, 2015

The current law is broadly considered ineffective at regulating many chemicals that have entered the marketplace in the last several decades.

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Talking TSCA: Updating the Law for the 21st Century

Energy / June 25, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. ET

Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and Representative John Shimkus (R-IL) headlined a BPC discussion about the Toxic Substance Control Act.

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How TSCA Reform Bills Would Impact Existing Chemicals in the Marketplace

Kimberly Dean / Blog June 8, 2015

Since opposition to the bill lingers, negotiations will need to continue in order to pass Toxic Substance Control Act reform legislation out of both chambers.

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BPC Applauds House Energy and Commerce Committee Approval of TSCA Modernization Act

Energy / Press Release June 3, 2015

The bipartisan bill will revise the 40-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act to ensure the federal chemical regulatory system is updated for the modern era.

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Toxic Substances Control Act: Ready for Reform

Kimberly Dean / Blog May 26, 2015

Recent bipartisan efforts are key to ensuring that the federal chemical regulatory system is updated for the modern era.

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Bipartisan Action on Lautenberg TSCA Reform Bill

Kimberly Dean / Blog May 14, 2015

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy unanimously approved the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015.

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Signs of Congressional Life

Jason Grumet / Blog April 13, 2015

While there is much work left to do, the fact that Congress is making meaningful progress on a complex issue is cause for guarded optimism.

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BPC Leaders Applaud Frank Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act

Energy / Press Release March 17, 2015

The bipartisan bill will revise the forty-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act to better suit the needs of our nation’s primary chemical regulatory framework.

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