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Addressing these impediments successfully will pave the way for legislation that can be supported by both sides of the aisle in both chambers of Congress.
TSCA needs to be modernized to achieve its broad and laudable goal of preventing unreasonable risks of injury from chemical substances to health or the environment.
Many stakeholders may be wary of EPA’s intent to rely on Section 6 and skeptical in light of the Fifth Circuit’s rejection of the agency's attempt to ban asbestos under Section 6.
Many state attorneys general have expressed grave concern about any form of preemption in TSCA reform proposals.
State-level action has not been focused on TSCA analogues, but on regulatory tools familiar to the consumer product safety world.
There are certain areas where free speech issues demand closer scrutiny of the government’s actions and interests.
State regulatory agencies have crafted disclosure requirements that promote the dissemination of well-specific information to the public, while also protecting the regulated companies’ interests.
More can be done to promote the commercialization of renewable chemicals to produce greener chemicals and reduce carbon footprints.
Regulators, environmental nongovernmental organizations, and industry need to work together to develop a more meaningful set of metrics.
Development of a comprehensive approach to nanomaterial regulation may require focusing less on the molecular architecture of chemical species and more on their chemical and physical properties.
This article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States and the Rails-to-Trails Act.
The permit shield is more than a defense against enforcement. It is a critical safeguard against changes in law or science during a permit term.
The National Mining Association challenged two Clean Water Act guidance documents related to Appalachian surface coal mining.
The Army Corps of Engineers and the EPA stepped up to clarify the scope of the definition of the “waters of the United States” by regulation.