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The U.S. Senate will hear testimony from key government agencies related to the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the law that governs chemical use and safety at the federal level.
On November 17, the Washington Toxics Coalition released a groundbreaking study on toxics in pregnant women’s bodies. The project tested nine pregnant women from Washington, Oregon and California for levels of toxic chemicals in their bodies, and thus being exposed to their fetuses.
Erin Brockovich helped remind everyone that toxic chemicals aren't going to go away without a fight

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In anticipation of a serious update to the disco-era Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Congress today began hearing expert testimony on which of the many toxic chemicals currently in circulation should be reviewed first.
Congressional hearing will examine how the EPA should begin the task of reviewing tens of thousands of chemicals in widespread use
Today Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families released the findings from a poll that finds Americans are very concerned about exposure to toxic chemicals. Voters want the EPA to be given more power to regulate chemicals.
A poll conducted in August, 2009 by the opinion research firm Lake Research Partners found that Americans are very concerned with the way chemicals are regulated for consumer use in the U.S. The findings come as new legislation—an overhaul of the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act—is expected to be introduced soon in both Houses of the U.S. Congress.
Very soon, your town could be crawling with supporters of toxic chemical reform. The Million Baby Crawl will be hosting events in cities across the U.S. Check out the list of cities and dates.
People are really starting to get it. Remember when we all learned about lead in toys? People were incredulous – how could this happen in America? Most assumed that this was a single case, and China was to blame. Now that people understand that BPA is in their baby bottles, PCBs still contaminate school grounds, their patience is waning.
On Friday, November 13 at 11 am PST, Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, the Business NGO Working Group for Safer Chemicals and Sustainable Materials and the American Sustainable Business Council will host a webinar on chemicals policy reform and its importance for business. Click here to register for the Webinar This webinar will provide an opportunity […]

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