EWG Lobbyists Keep Eye On Prize: The Personal Care Products Safety Act
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
The Environmental Working Group is working with industry leaders to urge the Senate HELP Committee to take up the PCPSA "as soon as possible," the NGO says. EWG's Scott Faber noted in an interview that "there are very few issues pending before the Senate that are bipartisan and that have the support of both industry and public health organizations," which could work in the bill's favor in a challenging Congress.
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