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  • Latest Action: Apr 15, 2010 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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  • 23% of users oppose S.3209

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    • On June 28, 2010, by rationalvoice - Hazardous to Americal jobs. Put US companites at enormous disadvantage & pushes them to move taking many jobs and taxes. Undermines intellectual property rights with public disclosure of proprietary innovation. Take away benefit of innovation & it will stop. EPA can have information, but not disclose. We already have strong liability laws in this country that sufficiently deter recless development. Have enormous EPA oversight, bureaucracy & bulking budgets already. Let us not pass short-sighted legislation that results in enormous loss of value to US business, employees, families, & suppliers, & that ultimately undermines our economic strength & security. safe to people, which employs people in jobs which helps them to feed their families and to buy things from your companies which employ you and your family.

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      As noted by rationalvoice, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 28, 2010, "Hazardous to Americal jobs. Put US companites at enormous disadvantage & pushes them to move taking many jobs and taxes. Undermines intellectual property rights with public disclosure of proprietary innovation. Take away benefit of innovation & it will stop. EPA can have information, but not disclose. We already have strong liability laws in this country that sufficiently deter recless development. Have enormous EPA oversight, bureaucracy & bulking budgets already. Let us not pass short-sighted legislation that results in enormous loss of value to US business, employees, families, & suppliers, & that ultimately undermines our economic strength & security. safe to people, which employs people in jobs which helps them to feed their families and to buy things from your companies which employ you and your family. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • TSCA reform: legislative action begins on Environmental Expert - January 03, 2011 by Environmental Expert Latest Articles &... - On April 15, 2010, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) released the text of the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010, S. 3209 (SCA),1 which is intended to address the ...

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      As noted by Environmental Expert Latest Articles &... on January 03, 2011, "On April 15, 2010, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) released the text of the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010, S. 3209 (SCA),1 which is intended to address the ..." (http://www.environmental-expert.com/resultEachArticle.aspx?cid=4280&codi=218420&lr=1)
    • Most dollar bills tainted with BPA | MNN - Mother Nature Network - December 08, 2010 by Lifestyle News - The U.S. Senate's Safe Chemicals Act (S. 3209) and the House's Toxic Chemicals Safety Act (H.R. 5820), which would ban the worst chemicals, better regulate chemicals in consumer products, study the full risks of these chemicals, ...

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      As noted by Lifestyle News on December 08, 2010, "The U.S. Senate's Safe Chemicals Act (S. 3209) and the House's Toxic Chemicals Safety Act (H.R. 5820), which would ban the worst chemicals, better regulate chemicals in consumer products, study the full risks of these chemicals, ..." (http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/blogs/most-dollar-bills-tainted-with-bpa)
    • Most dollar bills tainted with BPA | green LA girl - December 08, 2010 by green LA girl - The U.S. Senate's Safe Chemicals Act (S. 3209) and the House's Toxic Chemicals Safety Act (H.R. 5820), which would ban the worst chemicals, better regulate chemicals in consumer products, study the full risks of these chemicals, ...

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      As noted by green LA girl on December 08, 2010, "The U.S. Senate's Safe Chemicals Act (S. 3209) and the House's Toxic Chemicals Safety Act (H.R. 5820), which would ban the worst chemicals, better regulate chemicals in consumer products, study the full risks of these chemicals, ..." (http://greenlagirl.com/most-dollar-bills-tainted-with-bpa/)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Investors Say Obsolete Chemical Policy Threatens U.S. Businesses - September 30, 2010 by GreenBiz - ...the American Sustainable Business Council, are urging lawmakers to overhaul the Toxic Chemical Substances Act of 1976 by adopting S.3209, the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010, and H.R. 5820, the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010. While opponents contend that

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      As noted by GreenBiz on September 30, 2010, "...the American Sustainable Business Council, are urging lawmakers to overhaul the Toxic Chemical Substances Act of 1976 by adopting S.3209, the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010, and H.R. 5820, the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010. While opponents contend that" (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Greenbuzz/~3/XdrwG91PSeI/investors-say-obsolete-chemical-policy-threatens-us-businesses)
    • Investors Warn Congress: Obsolete Federal Chemicals Policy Threatens Business Recovery - September 26, 2010 by environmental-expert.com - ...innovation. An investor letter, sent today, signed by 51 organizations managing more than $35 billion in assets, endorses S.3209, the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010, and H.R. 5820, the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010. Both bills comprehensively overhaul

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      As noted by environmental-expert.com on September 26, 2010, "...innovation. An investor letter, sent today, signed by 51 organizations managing more than $35 billion in assets, endorses S.3209, the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010, and H.R. 5820, the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010. Both bills comprehensively overhaul " (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/environmental-expert/news/~3/POGRCw7N6fA/resultEachPressRelease.aspx)
    • Are Stronger Chemical Regulations Really Bad For Business?In April, Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced The Safe Chemicals Act, a bill that if passed would make sweeping changes to the 34-year old Toxic Substance Control Act. While the old law allowed chemicals to enter the market with little or no testing, the new one would force manufacturers to prove a chemical's safety before introducing it to the market. - August 09, 2010 by Mother Jones - In April, Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced The Safe Chemicals Act, a bill that if passed would make sweeping changes to the 34-year old Toxic Substance Control Act. While the old law allowed chemicals to enter the market with little or no testing, the new one would force manufacturers to prove a chemical's safety before introducing it to the market.

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      As noted by Mother Jones on August 09, 2010, "In April, Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced The Safe Chemicals Act, a bill that if passed would make sweeping changes to the 34-year old Toxic Substance Control Act. While the old law allowed chemicals to enter the market with little or no testing, the new one would force manufacturers to prove a chemical's safety before introducing it to the market." (http://motherjones.com/blue-marble/2010/08/debate-over-safe-chemicals-act-working-class-has-much-lose?utm_source=twitterfeed)
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