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Research aims to improve data on human exposure to chemicals

Safety data is lacking for many chemicals that are already in widespread use. But new research aims to help fill in the gaps in our knowledge about whether these substances cause health problems.
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Texas businesses prepare toxic chemical release reports

Businesses across Texas are due to submit their reports on toxin releases for 2012 to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) next month and predictions are hard to make regarding this year's level of toxic chemicals released.
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Senators unveil bipartisan agreement to update Toxic Substances Control Act

U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and David Vitter (R-LA) announced May 22 a bipartisan agreement to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
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EPA's risk assement to focus on widely used flame retardants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will begin assessments on 23 commonly used chemicals, with a specific focus on flame retardant chemicals, in order to more fully understand any potential risks to people’s health and the environment.
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