Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a list of the initial 10 chemicals that the agency will review for safety under the new Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) law. Issuing the list starts the clock for EPA evaluation of the safety of these high priority chemicals, and implementation of steps to protect the … Read more…
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Breast Cancer Fund op-ed in The Hill drives home the point: Fixing the 37-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) will mean having the courage to meaningfully regulate an industry that has enjoyed little oversight.
Our senior policy strategist is testifying before Congress, providing a voice for those affected by breast cancer. It’s time for our government to prioritize public health over chemical industry profits.
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.
We see a lot of chemical industry shenanigans in our legislative efforts to protect people from toxic chemicals, both in Washington and in statehouses. But this is too much.
Flame retardants have emerged as the poster child for how our current system of managing chemicals is failing. As a direct result, tomorrow morning the Safe Chemicals Act is scheduled to be voted on for the very first time.
Within a few weeks of my diagnosis, I learned of other young women in my neighborhood that had also been told they had breast cancer during the past year.
The Breast Cancer Fund’s Nancy Buermeyer handed 73,000 petition signatures to the White House this morning, all asking the President to make prevention a key component of our national cancer strategy.
Aren’t you tired of having to worry about which products in your home are safe and which ones may contain toxic chemicals? So are we. That’s why we’re thrilled to support legislation introduced today.