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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.

Type: Reports (Oct. 1, 2013)
PDF: TSCA Reform: Preserving Tort and Regulatory Approaches, CPR Issue Alert #1309, October 2013, by CPR Member Scholars Emily Hammond, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, and Wendy Wagner, and CPR Senior Policy Analyst James Goodwin.
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Author(s): Wendy Wagner, Sidney Shapiro, Thomas McGarity, James Goodwin
Tags: TSCA
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

Corrective Lenses for IRIS: Reforms to Improve EPA's Integrated Risk Information System

Type: Reports (Oct. 25, 2010)
PDF: Corrective Lenses for IRIS: Reforms to Improve EPA's Integrated Risk Information System CPR White Paper 1009
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Wendy Wagner, Matt Shudtz
Tags: IRIS toxics
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

Letter to OIRA re Chemicals of Concern listings

Letter to OIRA Administrator Cass Sunstein re Chemicals of Concern listings under TSCA

Type: Letters to Agencies (June 20, 2011)
PDF: Letter to Cass Sunstein re Chemicals of Concern listings
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Author(s): Wendy Wagner, Rena Steinzor, Noah Sachs
Tags: TSCA
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Rena Steinzor's testimony on industry efforts to delay EPA's toxic chemical risk assessments for the IRIS database

Rena Steinzor's July 14, 2011, testimony on industry efforts to delay EPA's toxic chemical risk assessments for the Integrated Risk Information System database

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 14, 2011)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's July 14, 2011 testimony on industry efforts to delay EPA's toxic chemical risk assessments for the IRIS database.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: IRIS
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 31, 2013)
PDF: Thomas McGarity's July 31, 2014 testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works committee about the Chemical Safety Improvement Act's preemption provisions.
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Tags: toxics
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

No mere patch protects nature

No mere patch protects nature, op-ed by Victor Flatt and Catherine Phillips

Type: Op-Eds (Oct. 9, 2013)
PDF: No mere patch protects nature
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Author(s): Victor Flatt
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

Rena Steinzor testimony before Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittees on Oversight and Environment on the Status of Reforms to IRIS


Rena Steinzor's July 16, 2015, testimony before Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittees on Oversight and Environment on the Status of Reforms to EPA's Integrated Risk Information System

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 16, 2014)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's July 16, 2014 testimony before Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittees on Oversight and Environment on the Status of Reforms to EPA's Integrated Risk Information System
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: IRIS
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Joint Letter from Law Professors and Lawyers re TSCA Reform Bill

Joint Letter from broad group of law professors and lawyers re TSCA Reform Bill

Type: Legislative Testimony (March 16, 2015)
PDF: Joint Letter for Law Professors and Lawyers re TSCA Reform Bill
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Tags: TSCA
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

Toxic ignorance and the challenge for Congress

Toxic ignorance and the challenge for Congress, op-ed by Noah Sachs and Matthew Shudtz

Type: Op-Eds (June 26, 2015)
PDF: Toxic ignorance and the challenge for Congress
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Author(s): Noah Sachs, Matt Shudtz
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

EPA Scientists said 'ban pesticide chlorpyrifos'; Scott Pruitt said 'no'

EPA Scientists said ban pesticide chlorpyrifos. Scott Pruitt said 'no,' by Carl Cranor

Type: Op-Eds (June 7, 2017)
PDF: EPA Scientists Said Ban Pesticide Chlorpyrifos. Scott Pruitt Said No
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Author(s): Carl Cranor
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

The Pandemic and Industry Opportunism

Writing for The Regulatory Review, Rena Steinzor notes that in March 2020, with the coronavirus pandemic in full swing, EPA enforcement chief Susan Bodine issued a memo offering businesses assurance that EPA would overlook certain regulatory violations for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis. Public interest groups roundly criticized the new policy, prompting EPA to cry "fake news."

Type: Op-Eds (April 8, 2020)
Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: enforcement coronavirus
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy