Lynn L. Bergeson and Charles M. Auer, Editors
With the passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act on June 22, 2016, the main body of chemical management law in the United States changed dramatically. This guide summarizes the new law, highlights the changes that will have the greatest impact, and offers pertinent analysis on the implementation of the new law.
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- U.S. Code version of the Toxic Substances Control Act, as revised by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, Public Law No. 114-182
- EDF redline integration of Lautenberg in TSCA
- All Actions: H.R.2576 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
- June 7 congressional record – a good explanation of TSCA reform
Why Do You Care?: A Practitioner’s Perspective
- Arnold & Porter LLP
- Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
- Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.’s Comments on New Category Documents under the New Chemicals Program
- EPA Issues Final TSCA Framework Rules
- Preparing for the Inventory Reset: It Is Not That Easy
- Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. Suggests New Approaches to EPA in Managing New Chemical Polymers
- EPA to Host Meeting and Solicit Comments on Assignment and Application of Unique Identifiers under TSCA Section 14
- TSCA: EPA Issues Interpretation of Statutory Requirements for Substantiation of CBI Claims under TSCA
- TSCA: EPA Releases Proposed Chemical Risk Evaluation Process under New TSCA
- EPA Proposes Procedures to Prioritize Chemicals for Risk Evaluation under TSCA
- TSCA: EPA Proposes Requirements for TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive)
- EPA Releases First Determinations for New Chemicals under New TSCA
- TSCA Reform: EPA Publishes First Year Implementation Plan
- TSCA Reform: An Analysis of Key Provisions and Fundamental Shifts in the Amended TSCA
- TSCA Reform: Proposed Changes to SNUR Procedures Would, Perhaps Inadvertently Result in Disclosure of CBI to Third Parties/Possible Competitors
- An Analysis of TSCA Reform Provisions Pertinent to Industrial Biotechnology Stakeholders
- Role of ‘Conditions of Use’ Under Sections 5 and 6 of Amended Toxics Law
- Farella Braun + Martel LLP
- Keller and Heckman LLP
- Sidley Austin LLP
- EPA TSCA Reform Web Site
- EPA first year implementation plan
- EPA webinar slides
- EDF TSCA web page
- The Story of TSCA Reform
Working through its Pesticide, Chemical Regulation, and Right to Know (PCRRTK) Committee, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) in 2014 developed a variety of resources for TSCA stakeholders interested in participating in the TSCA reform debate. These resources promoted greater awareness, understanding, and dialogue on TSCA as the reform efforts were underway.
- ABA SEER Overview of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
- ABA SEER TSCA Trade Secret and Confidential Business Information Briefing Paper
- ABA SEER TSCA Preemption of Private Rights of Action Under TSCA and TSCA Legislation Briefing Paper
- ABA SEER TSCA Preemption of State Laws and Regulations Briefing Paper
- ABA SEER TSCA Standard for Taking Regulatory Action Under TSCA Briefing Paper