August 30, 2010
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Legislation Could Give Beauty Industry a Makeover

The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010, introduced on July 21, has heightened the buzz recently about federal chemical policy reform. The Act would amend the Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act of 1938, which supporters claim includes loopholes in chemical safety assessment. There’s been a lot in the news about purportedly harmful chemicals, like parabens, phthalates [...] Continue reading

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August 25, 2010
by NRDC News
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Oil drilling reform and seafood safety testing needed; Reno, Nevada, is "Smart City"

In a Bloomberg story, David Pettit suggested that while the Obama administration may agree to an early end for its moratorium on deep-water oil, complying with new safety standards may still take months… In an op-ed article published in The Scie… Continue reading

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