Bloomberg Law
Nov. 8, 2018, 2:08 PM

Democratic House Likely to Grill EPA on Chemicals Law

Pat Rizzuto
Pat Rizzuto

Democrats will likely grill the Environmental Protection Agency next year on its implementation of the primary U.S. chemicals law.

Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.), will seek the chairmanship of the House Energy and Commerce’s Environment Subcommittee, which has primary jurisdiction over the Toxic Substances Control Act, a committee aide told Bloomberg Environment Nov. 7.

If elected, Tonko plans to hold a TSCA oversight hearing early next year, the aide said.

“The effort to reform the law was a bipartisan achievement done in good faith. There is no reason that members on both sides of the aisle, environmental ...