Tag Archives: TSCA

Support Modernizing the Toxic Substances Control Act

From the National Council of Churches’ Eco-Justice Program (http://nccecojustice.org):   Remember that story from Luke when Jesus heals the crippled woman? Today women across the globe are suffering from health conditions linked to toxic chemicals in the air they breathe, … Continue reading

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Chemicals: Lautenberg Hearing Aims to Spur Senate Action on TSCA

Elana Schor, Environment & Energy Daily (http://www.eenews.net/) reporter   U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson joined television medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta in New Jersey today for a field hearing aimed at maintaining momentum for reform of federal chemicals policy beyond next … Continue reading

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As TSCA Reform Stalls, Officials Urge Passage of Key Chemicals Treaties

See related piece calling for support of faith principles on toxics at http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=4046 (with a link to sign a petition in support of the principles).   From Inside EPA (http://insideepa.com/):   September 29, 2010   Senior administration officials are strongly … Continue reading

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Toxic Chemicals Safety Act Introduced—Support Principles on Toxics (interfaith version now available)

You may recall a campaign earlier this year asking for endorsements of the “Christian Principles for a Healthy Body and Spirit” (http://nccecojustice.org/health/ehprinciples.php). Many of you joined in this endorsement—thank you! Your support has been valuable. For those who have not … Continue reading

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Reforming our Nation’s Chemical Policy—It’s a Matter of Faith

The Council’s Public Witness Ministry will begin soon to engage in some work to reduce the levels of toxic substances in our environment that endanger the lives of people and nature. We will be working with the National Council of … Continue reading

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