• 11.20.12

    Election Results Signal More State-Level Chemical Regulation

    For several years there have been increasing calls and a growing consensus among both activists and industry to reform the federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). This is the federal statute that allows the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review the safety of new chemicals before ...

  • 09.20.12

    Preparing for Green Chemistry

    After multiple proposals and nearly four years of public consultation, California recently reproposed its groundbreaking "green chemistry" regulations. Referred to as the "Safer Consumer Products" regulations, this program will ultimately require manufacturers to eliminate ...

  • 04.23.12

    Let's Not Spoil Green Chemistry with Too Much of a Good Thing

    Over the past few years a significant movement has been under way to institute green chemistry laws that would fundamentally change how chemicals are regulated and how the products that contain them are ultimately formulated. With its touted benefits, including safer products, the reduction of ...



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