WASHINGTON, June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) was pleased to see the Senate take the next step in making Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform a reality by passing compromise legislation - the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. SOCMA Vice President of Government and Public Relations William E. Allmond issued the following statement on the vote:
"Last night's historic vote is a significant ending and beginning. It ends many years of elusive bipartisan compromise to reform our nation's chemical control law and begins the process of regaining the public's confidence in everyday products made possible by our industry. SOCMA is eager to work with EPA and all stakeholders to ensure that the regulatory process reflects Congress' intent."
Since 1921, SOCMA has represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies located around the world. www.socma.com.
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