Legislative Background on TSCA Reform

October 2010
Congressional Digest;Oct2010, Vol. 89 Issue 8, p237
The article provides information the about actions in the U.S. Congress related to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as of October 1, 2010. Several committee hearings convened in the 111th Congress are noted. Legislative bills H.R. 5820 and S. 3209 are mentioned. The EPA's authority in notifying the public is noted.


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