Toxic Chemicals

Can Personal Injury Plaintiffs Regulate Dangerous Chemicals?

Can Personal Injury Plaintiffs Regulate Dangerous Chemicals?

Scientific research generated by civil settlements could help drive future EPA regulation.

Macaroni and Cheese with a Side of Regulation

Macaroni and Cheese with a Side of Regulation

FDA faces mounting pressure from advocacy groups claiming a high chemical content in macaroni and cheese.

Rethinking Chemical and Pesticide Regulation

Rethinking Chemical and Pesticide Regulation

Study advocates for cumulative risk assessment mandates in environmental laws.

The Misguided Regulatory Accountability Act

The Misguided Regulatory Accountability Act

Bill aimed at regulatory reform would reintroduce burdensome administrative requirements.

Restoring Pollution Prevention and the Concept of Positive Freedom

Restoring Pollution Prevention and the Concept of Positive Freedom

Scholar espouses a renewed focus on pollution prevention efforts, with an appreciation of government’s ability to effect meaningful reform.

3D Printers Bring Regulation into the Living Room

3D Printers Bring Regulation into the Living Room

Scholars contemplate the health and safety risks of home manufacturing.

If We Can Fix TSCA, We Can Fix the OSH Act

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

New Toxic Chemical Legislation Fails on Federalism

Scholar argues that bill aimed at strengthening safety of chemicals runs afoul of principle of precautionary federalism.

EPA Report Finds One-Year Rise in Toxic Pollution

EPA Report Finds One-Year Rise in Toxic Pollution

Data show a fifteen percent increase in toxic chemicals released from 2012 to 2013.