Momentum Builds in Congress to Overhaul U.S. Chemicals Policy

September 2010
Autism Advocate;2010, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p59
The article presents an overview on the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010, authored by Congressmen Bobby Rush and Henry Waxman in the U.S. It notes that the bill intends to overhaul the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), which failed to regulate chemicals in consumer products. Autism Society president and chief executive officer (CEO) Lee Grossman applauds the initiative with hopes to improve the quality of life of every individual, especially the autistic people.


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