House panel hearing on TSCA reform addresses federal-state balance

A House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on chemical regulation reform highlighted concerns about patchwork state laws. Committee Chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich., stressed the importance of avoiding "excess regulation" while setting appropriate standards. "That way, the states can be confident they don't have to reinvent the wheel and shoulder this regulatory responsibility one by one," Upton said.

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