Alissa Sasso is a Chemicals Policy Fellow.
Australia’s chemical law, dating back to 1989, in many ways resembles the U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA). Australia, however, has begun taking steps to address tens of thousands of existing chemicals at a scale that has not been taken in the U.S. These steps come in the wake of government and stakeholder recognition that Australia’s TSCA-like approach to chemicals management is inadequate and in need of revision. Read More