Of all U.S. chemical manufacturers impacted by the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), 76 percent are small businesses from major metropolitan hubs like Cincinnati, Oh., to smaller towns and cities like Peru, Ill.
And because these companies depend on sensible chemical regulations to thrive and succeed, we set out to talk with them about what TSCA reform would mean for their businesses.
You can watch the full-length films on ReformTSCA.com or by clicking the links below.
In May, the bipartisan Chemical Safety Improvement Act (CSIA), introduced by the late Senator Frank Lautenberg and Senator David Vitter, supported by equal numbers of Republican and Democrat co-sponsors, kick-started a sincere and serious effort to reform chemical regulation.
The bill has garnered support from an historic bipartisan coalition of more than 25 Democrats and Republicans in the Senate, environmental advocates, national and state organized labor, former senior EPA officials from both parties, small family-owned manufacturers across the U.S. (whose stories you see above) and nearly 100 industry associations representing businesses of all sizes.
On Wednesday, ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy to encourage Congress to seize this truly unique opportunity to pass legislation that is important to the lives of American families and the success of American manufacturers.
Visit ReformTSCA.com to learn more about the need for chemical regulation reform and the bipartisan effort underway in Congress to modernize TSCA.