McConnell: Chemical reform could get a vote in the fall

Read the full story in The Hill.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday that an overhaul of federal chemical safety laws could come up for a vote when lawmakers return from their summer recess.

A Senate panel passed a bipartisan update of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in April, and McConnell said in June that the bill could hit the floor this summer. But lawmakers never considered it before they left town on Wednesday for a five-week recess.

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