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...