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TSCA powers and duties

How to Handle Difficult Chemicals: The Unused Tool in EPA's Chemical Toolbox—Section 7 of the Toxic Substances Control Act

Editors' Summary: After TSCA was enacted in 1976, some commentators described it as the most powerful of all the environmental laws. Congress intended it to provide for the comprehensive and direct control of commercial chemicals'...

The "Regulatory Confusion" Defense to Environmental Penalties: Can You Beat the Rap?

Editors' Summary: Environmental regulations can be complex and confusing. Even sophisticated companies sometimes have trouble deciphering the regulations. A number of defendants have argued that environmental penalties should be...