Comments to the FDA on preventive controls for human food production
Comments from several CPR Members Scholars and staff to the FDA on preventive controls for human food production, November 15, 2013
Author(s): Lisa Heinzerling, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor, Michael Patoka
October 29, 2013, CPR Releases New Report on Toxic Chemical Reform: The rights of victims and states needs to be preserved in any toxic reform legislation.
TSCA Reform: Preserving Tort and Regulatory Approaches
Issue Alert: TSCA Reform: Preserving Tort and Regulatory Approaches, by CPR Member Scholars Emily Hammond,Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, and Wendy Wagner, and CPR Senior Policy Analyst James Goodwin, CPR Issue Alert 1309, October 2013.
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Author(s): Wendy Wagner, Sidney Shapiro, Thomas McGarity, James Goodwin
Thomas McGarity's testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works committee about the Chemical Safety Improvement Act's preemption provisions.
Thomas McGarity's July 31, 2013, testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works committee about the Chemical Safety Improvement Act's preemption provisions.
Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Reforming TSCA Progressive Principles for Toxic Risk Regulation
Despite 40 years of regulatory effort, chemical regulation in the United States has been a dismal failure, and our current law – the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) – deserves much of the blame for this regulatory dysfunction. When Congress enacted TSCA, the final legislation reflected a deal under which chemicals then on the market were “grandfathered” in, while new chemicals would be subject to a quick review by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). But experience shows that a vast majority of those reviews are based on inadequate data.
Author(s): Noah Sachs, Matt Shudtz