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Senate Democrats Oppose Regulatory Reform Bill Over TSCA Concerns

May 17, 2017
Clarification Appended A Senate panel has approved a high-profile regulatory reform bill in a largely party-line vote but top Democrats are strongly opposing the bill in part because they charge it would stymie implementation of EPA's new toxics control law, raising doubts that industry and other supporters will be able to win over enough Democrats to overcome an almost certain filibuster. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Homeland & Government Affairs Committee, was...

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