States Ramp Up Chemicals Management Legislation Despite TSCA Reform

February 11, 2019
At least 22 states are ramping up efforts to approve chemicals management legislation despite the sweeping overhaul of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) that some proponents hoped would end a patchwork of state chemicals rules, with observers saying states are “filling in” regulatory gaps EPA cannot address under the toxics law. A recent analysis from Safer States, a coalition of national and state-based environmental groups, lists some 97 news bills in 22 states, ranging from Alaska to Mississippi. The...

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