Washington, DC—Citing her record on PFAS chemicals and asbestos, Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R-West Virginia) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) yesterday announced they would oppose President Trump's nomination of Nancy Beck to chair the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill (H.R. 535) today that would begin to address the country’s PFAS crisis.
Fast-food chain will ban PFAS, phthalates, and BPA by 2025; public health advocates urge the company to move more quickly and end the use of vinyl food handling gloves
Final NDAA will end military use of toxic PFAS firefighting foam; Congress must act in 2020 to hold polluters accountable and clean up PFAS
WASHINGTON, D.C. — This morning, the U.S. Senate voted to approve the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes several important provisions that begin to take action on the PFAS contamination crisis.
NDAA conference report fails to include PFAS clean-up measures; will end military use of PFAS firefighting foam
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last night, Congressional negotiators finalized the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report, which now includes several important provisions that begin to take action on the PFAS contamination crisis. At the same time, the conferees left out key provisions that would have required cleanup of PFAS-contaminated communities and industrial water pollution.
Washington, D.C. -- Today, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce favorably reported the PFAS Action Act (H.R. 535), as amended, to the full House of Representatives by a vote of 31-19.
Washington, DC — Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit handed down a decision in Safer Chemicals Healthy Families, et al v. U.S. EPA. The petition challenged EPA’s “framework rules” under the 2016 Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act, amending the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
Staples launches new policy to drive toxic chemicals out of office supplies, electronics, textiles, and other products
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Following the lead of other major retailers and answering consumer demand for products free from toxic chemicals, Staples today launched a new Chemicals Policy targeting the reduction and substitution of toxic chemicals including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
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