Press Release

Bicameral, Bipartisan Leaders Finalizing TSCA Reform Legislation


05.17.16

WASHINGTON, DC – House and Senate leaders today issued the following statement announcing that they are finalizing TSCA reform legislation:

“House and Senate negotiators are finalizing a TSCA reform bill that represents an improvement over both the House and Senate bills in key respects. Current federal law only provides very limited protection. We are hopeful that Congress will be taking action soon on reforming this important environmental law.” 

  • House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI);
  • House Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL);
  • U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-OK);
  • Senator Tom Udall (D-NM);
  • Senator David Vitter (R-LA);
  • U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Ranking Member Barbara Boxer (D-CA);
  • Senator Edward Markey (D-MA);
  • Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI);
  • Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ);
  • Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID);
  • Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR);
  • Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD); and
  • Senator Shelley Moore-Capito (R-WV).

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