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EWG's Take on Chemical Safety Reform

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The names are close – but little else about the Chemical Safety Improvement Act, introduced by Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) and the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), resembles the Safe Chemicals Act, Lautenberg’s original bill.  EWG’s legal and policy teams analyze these proposals and the law they both aim to reform – the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. 

What provisions matter most?  Read EWG’s assessment.

How would the Chemical Safety Improvement Act change current law?  Here’s EWG analysis.

How do the two bills stack up against each other?  Read EWG’s side-by-side analysis.