Comments for: Susan Collins co-sponsors groundbreaking overhaul of chemical safety law

Posted May 23, 2013, at 6:32 a.m.
Last modified May 23, 2013, at 10:31 a.m.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. law on chemical safety is 37 years old, riddled with exceptions and widely considered ineffective — so much so that the government hasn’t even tried to restrict an unsafe chemical since courts overturned its asbestos ban in 1991. Now that law could soon get a face-lift, …

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