Health publications and documents

  • Type: Legislative Analysis

    Date: June 5, 2015

    This table compares the 2015 Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976 and the Chemical Safety Improvement Act introduced in 2013.
  • Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: June 5, 2015

    Our primary chemical safety law, the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), hasn’t been updated for almost 40 years.
  • Type: Report

    Date: June 5, 2015

    How antibiotic resistance threatens children, seniors, and the medically vulnerable
  • Type: Legislative Analysis

    Date: June 5, 2015

    Comparing the Udall-Vitter chemical safety reform bill to current TSCA
  • Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: June 5, 2015

    The current TSCA law has many problems that the Frank R. Lautenberg Act would fix.
  • Type: Testimony

    Date: June 5, 2015

    Richard Denison provides EDF’s endorsement of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
  • Type: Report

    Date: April 15, 2014

    Toxics Across America appendices
  • Type: Report

    Date: April 15, 2014

    A new report by EDF tallies billions of pounds of chemicals in the American marketplace that are known or strongly suspected to cause increasingly common disorders.
  • Type: Report

    Date: April 15, 2014

    A new report by EDF tallies billions of pounds of chemicals in the American marketplace that are known or strongly suspected to cause increasingly common disorders.
  • Type: Report

    Date: December 5, 2013

    From Obstacle to Opportunity: How acid rain emissions trading is delivering cleaner air
  • Type: Legislative Analysis

    Date: September 6, 2013

    A Bipartisan Opening to Reform Chemical Safety Oversight
  • Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: February 21, 2013

    One-sheet promoting Thomas Sterner’s new book, Environmental Regulation and Public Disclosure: The Case of PROPER in Indonesia
  • Type: Letter

    Date: January 9, 2013

    Letter from environmental community urging President Obama to finalize the Tier 3 vehicle emission and gasoline standards.
  • Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: December 4, 2012

    Related Resources and Links for Chemical Testing in the 21st Century Webpages
  • Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: November 30, 2012

    The protective standards would lead to economic benefits of $281 billion every year, associated with saving lives and reducing disease.
  • Type: Testimony

    Date: November 26, 2012

    Joint Brief of State, Industry and Labor Petitioners
  • Type: Testimony

    Date: November 26, 2012

    Supplemental Brief for Industry Petitioners’ Specific Issues
  • Type: Testimony

    Date: November 26, 2012

    Proof Opening Brief of Environmental Petitioners
  • Type: Testimony

    Date: November 26, 2012

    Opening Brief for Petitioner Julander Energy Company
  • Type: Webinar

    Date: November 10, 2012

    EDF’s 3 part webinar series on toxicity testing in the 21st Century