Perspectives: Compliance Advisor

2016 Presents Chemical Regulation Challenges

Legislation will focus on unfinished business, work plan chemicals and green chemistry efforts.

By Lynn Bergeson, regulatory editor
Jan 19, 2016

With one year to go in the Obama Administration, the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) continues to make progress on its agenda, although a number of significant and difficult challenges are teed up for 2016. The biggest wild card is the enactment of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform legislation and its impact on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) leadership and OPPT staff in potentially undertaking the hard work of implementing TSCA reform legislation.

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