Richard Denison, Ph.D., is a Lead Senior Scientist.
[NOTES: (1) This post reflects the latest versions of TSCA reform legislation:
- the revised version of the Lautenberg Act passed by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on April 28, 2015; and
- the revised version of the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 [UDPATE 5-28-15: passed by the House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy on May 14, 2015 introduced as H.R. 2576 on May 26, 2015].
(2) All of the earlier posts in this series have been updated to reflect these latest versions.]
This is the fifth in a series of blog posts looking at less talked-about, but critically important, elements of bipartisan legislative proposals to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). This post deals with how costs and other non-risk considerations factor into safety and regulatory risk management decisions. Read More