This week the US Senate finished up the job of passing a major overhaul of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) – the federal law regulating toxic chemicals. Unfortunately, Congress failed to give American families, consumers, and health-affected communities what they desperately want: assurance that toxic chemicals in consumer products won’t harm their health. That’s why state governments, environmental health watchdogs, and everyday individuals will continue to play a vital role in protecting health from harmful chemicals. Continue reading