The Chemical Safety Improvement Act fails to provide the EPA the necessary tools to protect people from toxic chemicals linked to disease and ensure the health of future generations.
California babies have a better chance at being BPA-free, thanks to legislation signed into law yesterday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The law bans the estrogenic chemical BPA from baby bottles and sippy cups sold in the state.
The disgrace of the California Legislature’s failure to protect infants and toddlers from a hormone-disrupting chemical was brought into sharp relief with a new study that showed the extent to which its use as a food container reaches the human system.
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.
The California Assembly has passed a bill that would remove BPA from baby bottles, sippy cups, formula cans and baby food jars.