Misguided Ideas Behind “TSCA Reform”

“TSCA ‘reform’: Looking for Toxics in all the Wrong Places,” by American Council on Science and Health.
It’s that time of year, the season when “reform” of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) rises from the ashes, and stroller brigades and anti-technology “environmental” groups remind us that without a new chemical law, the sky will fall — again. The main proponent of this annual silliness is the 88-year old senior (literally) Senator from New Jersey, Democrat Frank Lautenberg. Each year for the past 5 he has tried to get his “Kid Safe Chemical Act” through the Environment and Public Works Committee, and each year his vote count diminishes — but not his amazing drive and unyielding optimism. He would be well advised to save his energies for other crusades. Read the full article in ACSH Dispatch.

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