Title and Description Page
Education and Early Career 1
Public administration. Internal Revenue Service. President’s Council on Environmental Quality. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Perceptions of the new Toxic Substances Control Act 4
Political difficulties. Procedural hurdles. Reorganizing the Office of Toxic Substances. Absence of congressional advocates.
Implementing the Toxic Substances Control Act 6
Inventory rule. Naming chemicals. Interagency Testing Committee recommendations. Prioritization. Defining unreasonable risk. General Counsel. Premanufacturing notices. Office organization. Confidential business information. Lack of mandate. Risk assessment and toxicity testing.
The Inevitability of Being Wrong 17
Precaution versus the “precautionary principle.” Asbestos.
Toxic Substances Control Act Reform 22
Reduce procedural hurdles. Premarket versus premanufacture review. Prolonged Congressional oversight.