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Senate passes chemical safety bill

Washington – The Senate on Dec. 17 passed legislation that would reform the nation’s chemical safety laws by requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to make decisions based on how chemicals affect workers and other individuals.
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EPA updates chemical information site

Washington – The Environmental Protection Agency has added content and updated other features on ChemView, the agency’s online resource for information about chemicals regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act.
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Coalition petitions EPA for time limits on confidential chemical info

Washington – A coalition of health, labor and environmental groups has filed a petition seeking to end chemical manufacturers’ ability to indefinitely maintain “confidentiality claims” for information submitted under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxic Substances Control Act.
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GAO: EPA's success on chemical management unclear

Washington – It is unclear whether the Environmental Protection Agency’s approach to managing toxic chemicals will be successful in ensuring safety, an official from the Government Accountability Office recently told legislators.


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