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House Passes TSCA Modernization Act, What's Next
Posted on 28 Jul 2015 by Keller and Heckman LLP

The House of Representatives passed the TSCA Modernization Act (H.R. 2576), [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this bill: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], by an overwhelming majority of 398-1, on June 23, 2015. The alternative Senate bill, the... Read More

TSCA Modernization Act Hearing
Posted on 28 Jul 2015 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On June 3, 2015, the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted unanimously, with one abstention by Representative Eshoo (D-CA), to submit the amended TSCA Modernization Act to the House of Representatives. During the hearing, two amendments were introduced... Read More

House TSCA Modernization Act Gains Unanimous Bipartisan Support in Subcommittee, But More Work to be Done
Posted on 27 Jul 2015 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On May 14, 2015, the House of Representatives Environment and the Economy Subcommittee unanimously reported its TSCA Modernization Act legislative proposal. The draft is a result of bipartisan efforts led by the Subcommittee Chairman, John Shimkus (R... Read More

EPA is Considering Amendments to its Chemical Risk Management Program (RMP) Rule that Would Impose Burdensome Additional Requirements on both Covered Facilities and Facilities Not Currently Covered by the RMP Rule
Posted on 8 Sep 2014 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On August 1, 2013, reacting to a number of high-profile incidents and the constant drumbeat from the Chemical Safety Board, President Obama signed Executive Order 13650, entitled Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security, [ enhanced version available... Read More