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Squire Sanders’ Environmental, Safety & Health Attorney Steve Owens Testifies Before US Senate on TSCA Issues

Squire Sanders Environmental, Safety & Health attorney Steve Owens, who served as Assistant Administrator of the US EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety & Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) in the Obama Administration from July 2009 until November 2011, testified today at the US Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works hearing on chemical regulation issues and the … Continue Reading

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces the Chemical Safety Improvement Act to Reform TSCA

On May 22, 2013, Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and David Vitter (R-LA) introduced the “Chemical Safety Improvement Act” (CSIA).  Co-sponsored by a bipartisan group of 14 additional Senators, the CSIA would “modernize” the existing Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and bring about a major overhaul of this country’s chemical management regulatory regime. Among its more … Continue Reading