Timing of TSCA reform legislation remains uncertain

04/25/2010 | PlasticsNews.com

Legislative efforts to rework the 34-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act have come a long way since last year, according to this article. However, with fewer than 20 weeks left in the legislative session, there may not be enough time to pass the bill through the House and the Senate. "There are a lot of positive things occurring, but is there enough time to get right?" said Cal Dooley, president and CEO of the American Chemistry Council. "The big question is can you reach some type of consensus in terms of how you assess a level of risk. That will be the most difficult area to resolve and have the most impact on society and business."

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