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June 1, 2013

Lynn L. Bergeson, “Chemical Safety Standards Could Get Overhauled,” Chemical Processing, June 2013.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

The latest approach to TSCA reform addresses some industry concerns. Senators David Vitter (R-La.) and the late Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) in May introduced the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (CSIA), later designated S. 1009. CSIA is a new approach to Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform that industry stakeholders may view favorably when compared to prior legislative efforts. This article highlights key elements of the draft bill.