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S.847 Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 02, 2013 An errata sheet on written report No. 112-264 was printed to include Minority views.

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • TSCA Reform Latest S. 847 Safe Chemicals Act « Life Cycle Thinking - July 27, 2012 by lcthinking - TSCA Reform Latest S. 847 Safe Chemicals Act. July 26, 2012 by lcthinking. The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health voice voted (10 to 8) to send the latest ...

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      As noted by lcthinking on July 27, 2012, "TSCA Reform Latest S. 847 Safe Chemicals Act. July 26, 2012 by lcthinking. The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health voice voted (10 to 8) to send the latest ..." (/url?q=http://lcthinking.wordpress.com/2012/07/26/tsca-reform-latest-s-847-safe-chemicals-act/&sa=U&ei=xf8UUPTyKIyY8gScy4GABg&ved=0CBsQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNF49V58bnChCAg4Lfd6unaqPTHFZg)
    • TSCA Reform Latest S. 847 Safe Chemicals Act « Life Cycle Thinking - July 26, 2012 by lcthinking - TSCA Reform Latest S. 847 Safe Chemicals Act. July 26, 2012 by lcthinking. The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health voice voted (10 to 8) to send the latest ...

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      As noted by lcthinking on July 26, 2012, "TSCA Reform Latest S. 847 Safe Chemicals Act. July 26, 2012 by lcthinking. The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health voice voted (10 to 8) to send the latest ..." (/url?q=http://lcthinking.wordpress.com/2012/07/26/tsca-reform-latest-s-847-safe-chemicals-act/&sa=U&ei=zlISUPPuPKjr0gG67oDADg&ved=0CBsQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNEKKxpXwuhxd6NsM7K5HOV-Jqj-AA)
    • Inside Prevention: Lessons from our Mothers: Joey Beauregard - May 11, 2012 by Breast Cancer Fund - The Safe Chemicals Act (S. 847) was introduced by Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey in April of 2011. The legislation addresses many of TSCA's breakdowns. S. 847 will require a chemical to be proven safe for all people ...

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      As noted by Breast Cancer Fund on May 11, 2012, "The Safe Chemicals Act (S. 847) was introduced by Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey in April of 2011. The legislation addresses many of TSCA's breakdowns. S. 847 will require a chemical to be proven safe for all people ..." (/url?q=http://www.insideprevention.org/2012/05/lessons-from-our-mothers-joey-beauregard.html&sa=U&ei=XAC0T-i1BIiW8gScpb3mDw&ved=0CDkQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNHVxUfdAMKkVhBB9uOGQMkfT42cJg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Safety Standard Is Key To Finding Chemical Law Compromise - July 26, 2012 by site.law360.com - Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 8:16 PM ET) -- With their proposal to update the 36-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act heading to the U.S. Senate floor, Democrats will need to find a chemical safety standard acceptable to Republicans and industry ...

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      As noted by site.law360.com on July 26, 2012, "Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 8:16 PM ET) -- With their proposal to update the 36-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act heading to the U.S. Senate floor, Democrats will need to find a chemical safety standard acceptable to Republicans and industry ..." (http://www.law360.com/environmental/articles/364136)
    • Safety Standard Is Key To Finding Chemical Law Compromise - July 26, 2012 by site.law360.com - Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 8:16 PM ET) -- With their proposal to update the 36-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act heading to the U.S. Senate floor, Democrats will need to find a chemical safety standard acceptable to Republicans and industry ...

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    • Safe Chemicals Act Passed in Committee - July 25, 2012 by Mother Earth News - In an historic vote today, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) passed S. 847, the Safe Chemicals Act, sponsored by Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ). This is the first time in more than three decades that Congress has voted on any ...

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      As noted by Mother Earth News on July 25, 2012, "In an historic vote today, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) passed S. 847, the Safe Chemicals Act, sponsored by Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ). This is the first time in more than three decades that Congress has voted on any ..." (http://www.motherearthnews.com/sustainable-farming/safe-chemicals-act-zwfz1207zhun.aspx)
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