Thirty-one state chemical regulations have been enacted in the two-year legislative calender through 2010, up from 25 in the 2008 legislative cycle and eight in the 2006 cycle, according to a report from Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families. "Three factors are driving urgent state action on toxic chemicals -- growing scientific evidence of harm, strong public outcry and frustration with Congress' failure to act," said the coalition of 250 environmental and health-advocacy groups. Learn ACC's position on chemical management.

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