Both chambers’ overwhelming support for sweeping overhaul of TSCA demonstrates that Congress maintains the ability to resolve complex issues even in an election year.
Congress should not shy away from dusting off their negotiating skills to move some energy and environmental provisions over the finish line.
The current law is broadly considered ineffective at regulating many chemicals that have entered the marketplace in the last several decades.
Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and Representative John Shimkus (R-IL) headlined a BPC discussion about the Toxic Substance Control Act.
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.
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.
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.