EPA Kicks Off TSCA Reform Implementation with Selection of First 10 Chemicals

  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…

Could 2015 be the year of a new & improved chemical safety law?

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Reforming chemical law means saving lives (The Hill, 7/31/13)

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.

Breast Cancer Fund testifies before Congress for second time this summer

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.

CSIA Doesn’t Do the Job (Physicians for Social Responsibility, 7/10/2013)

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.

Does ExxonMobil have your senator’s ear?

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 prompt historic vote on Safe Chemicals Act

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.

TSCA reform advocates meet with White House officials (Greenwire, 5/19/2011)

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.

New bill will overhaul federal chemical policy

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.