Are Artificial Christmas Trees Safe?
Chemicals in artificial Christmas trees may pose health and environmental risks.
Toxic Floods Create Pressing Regulatory Needs
Scholar argues that existing chemical safety regulations fail to prevent hazardous material spills during floods.
Addressing the Dangers of Forever Chemicals
Experts discuss regulatory options for PFAS chemical contamination control.
Can Personal Injury Plaintiffs Regulate Dangerous Chemicals?
Scientific research generated by civil settlements could help drive future EPA regulation.
Formaldehyde Lurks in Hair Products Despite FDA Warning
FDA warns consumers to protect themselves from a known carcinogen in hair smoothing products.
Macaroni and Cheese with a Side of Regulation
FDA faces mounting pressure from advocacy groups claiming a high chemical content in macaroni and cheese.
If We Can Fix TSCA, We Can Fix the OSH Act
President Obama recently signed toxics reform; now it is time to fix workplace safety law, too.
New Toxic Chemical Legislation Fails on Federalism
Scholar argues that bill aimed at strengthening safety of chemicals runs afoul of principle of precautionary federalism.
The Regulatory System May Not Be Ready for Synthetic Organisms
As researchers develop organisms that fuel your car, scholars warn that current regulations are not adequate.
Should Chemical Regulation Be Stronger?
West Virginia chemical spill raises question of whether better regulation is needed.
TSCA and the Proposed Chemical Safety Improvement Act
Despite limitations, proposed legislation would improve regulation of chemicals.
EPA Proposes More Oversight of Manufacture and Import of Chemicals
EPA plans to monitor five groups of chemicals to prevent harmful new uses.