Trade Groups Testify on EPA’s Regulation of Chemicals in Commerce

In a hearing yesterday before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection, a representative of the Grocery Manufacturers Association and two other trade groups proposed a risk-based model that the Environmental Protection Agency can use to review chemicals in commerce.

WASHINGTON — In a hearing yesterday before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection, a representative of the Grocery Manufacturers Association and two other trade groups proposed a risk-based model that the Environmental Protection Agency can use to review chemicals in commerce.

The subcommittee is considering potential changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976, which provides the EPA the regulatory authority over chemi

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