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  • TSCA Reform Is Here

    On June 22, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which significantly amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and expands the authority and requirements of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with regard to the regulation of “chemical substances,” notably including heavy metals considered to be harmful to ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • TSCA Reform: House Committee Passes Amended TSCA Modernization Act

    On June 2-3, 2015, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a markup hearing on the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2576). Representative John Shimkus (R-IL), Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, formally introduced the bill on May ...


    By Acta Group

  • Lautenberg Reintroduces TSCA Reform Legislation

    On April 14, 2011, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, which is intended to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to require chemical companies to demonstrate the safety of industrial chemicals and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to evaluate safety based on the best available science. The bill is co-sponsored by Senators Amy ...


    By Acta Group

  • ACS Holds Briefing on TSCA Reform

    Today the American Chemical Society (ACS) held a briefing intended to provide a forum to explore the perspectives, roles, and activities of various stakeholders regarding reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). E. Donald Elliott, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, moderated the panel, which included Andy Ingrejas, Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families; Sarah Brozena, American Chemistry ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • CRS releases reports concerning TSCA and TSCA reform legislation

    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has released two reports concerning the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) -- a February 23, 2011, report entitled "The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA): A Summary of the Act and Its Major Requirements," and a July 25, 2011, report entitled "Proposed Reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in the 112th Congress: S. 847 Compared with Current ...


    By Acta Group

  • TSCA regulatory compliance: challenges and solutions

    Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) requirements are often overlooked or not well understood.  Not only do TSCA import requirements need to be considered prior to importation, but other requirements under TSCA which apply after the materials are used and finished products are manufactured must also be understood.  For this webinar, join a panel of 3E Experts who will provide an overview ...


    By 3E Company

  • Lautenberg Reintroduces TSCA Reform Legislation

    On April 14, 2011, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, which is intended to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to require chemical companies to demonstrate the safety of industrial chemicals and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to evaluate safety based on the best available science. The bill is co-sponsored by Senators Amy ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Senate Committee Passes TSCA Reauthorization Legislation

    In a largely symbolic vote along party lines, on July 25, 2012, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee by a 10-8 vote passed an amended version of Senator Frank Lautenberg's (D-NJ) Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 (S. 847). Despite the Committee's passage of the bill, the legislation faces a headwind of opposition from Senate Republicans and the chemical industry and is unlikely to be passed ...


    By Acta Group

  • TSCA and the Regulation of Renewable Chemicals in Industrial Biotechnology

    The rapid commercialization of biobased chemicals has the potential to be derailed by the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) premanufacture review requirements, which apply to biobased chemicals that are deemed "new" chemicals. TSCA can have a serious impact on the commercialization of bio-based chemicals and a lack of awareness of the potential commercial and regulatory impact may result in ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • House Subcommittee Holds TSCA Oversight Hearing

    The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, held a June 13, 2013, hearing on "Title I of the Toxic Substances Control Act: Understanding its History and Reviewing its Impact." The oversight hearing was intended to improve the Subcommittee's understanding of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and its implementation. The ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Lautenberg and inhofe will hold stakeholder meeting on TSCA reform

    Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Chair of the Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health, and James Inhofe (R-OK), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, announced that their staffs will co-host on June 21, 2011, the first of several stakeholder meetings concerning reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). ...


    By Acta Group

  • Lautenberg and Inhofe Will Hold Stakeholder Meeting on TSCA Reform

    Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Chair of the Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health, and James Inhofe (R-OK), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, announced that their staffs will co-host on June 21, 2011, the first of several stakeholder meetings concerning reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DuPont Statement in Support of Bipartisan TSCA Reform

    DuPont applauded the bipartisan Chemical Safety Improvement Act introduced by Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and David Vitter and numerous Republican and Democrat co-sponsors. “DuPont strongly supports TSCA modernization, and we believe that successful ...


    By DuPont

  • Senate Committee Passes TSCA Reauthorization Legislation

    In a largely symbolic vote along party lines, on July 25, 2012, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee by a 10-8 vote passed an amended version of Senator Frank Lautenberg's (D-NJ) Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 (S. 847). Despite the Committee's passage of the bill, the legislation faces a headwind of opposition from Senate Republicans and the chemical industry and is unlikely to be passed ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Senate Committee Will Hold Hearing on TSCA Reform Legislation

    On November 17, 2011, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and the Committee's Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health Subcommittee will hold a hearing on legislation intended to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 (S. 847). Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), who introduced the legislation on April 14, 2011, and is Chair of the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Senate and house TSCA reform legislation released today

    Today Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) released the text of the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010, which is intended to address the “core failings” of TSCA.  Representatives Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Henry Waxman (D-CA) released a discussion draft of their legislation, the Toxics Chemicals Safety Act of 2010, and announced an aggressive schedule that seeks to complete action by “mid-summer.” ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • House Subcommittee Holds TSCA Oversight Hearing

    The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, held a June 13, 2013, hearing on "Title I of the Toxic Substances Control Act: Understanding its History and Reviewing its Impact." The oversight hearing was intended to improve the Subcommittee's understanding of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and its implementation. The ...


    By Acta Group

  • Senate committee will hold hearing on TSCA reform legislation

    On November 17, 2011, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and the Committee's Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health Subcommittee will hold a hearing on legislation intended to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 (S. 847). Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), who introduced the legislation on April 14, 2011, and is Chair of the ...


    By Acta Group

  • Senate Committee Will Hold Hearing on TSCA Reform Legislation

    On November 17, 2011, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and the Committee's Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health Subcommittee will hold a hearing on legislation intended to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 (S. 847). Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), who introduced the legislation on April 14, 2011, and is Chair of the ...


    By Acta Group

  • House Subcommittee Holds Second TSCA Hearing

    On July 11, 2013, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on "Regulation of New Chemicals, Protection of Confidential Business Information, and Innovation." The Subcommittee held a June 13, 2013, oversight hearing on Title I of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The July 11, 2013, hearing was intended to provide the Subcommittee an ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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