Styrene industry gets Congress’ ear on cancer listing, and we all lose

The National Toxicology Program’s crucial Report on Carcinogens is on trial in Congress today in the face of industry accusations that listing styrene as a “reasonably anticipated human carcinogen” hurts jobs.

More good news: House introduces toxic chemicals overhaul bill

Yesterday Reps. Rush and Waxman introduced the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010 in the House of Representatives. The proposed law would protect people and the environment from toxic chemicals.