Senate OKs toxic chemicals bill

The Senate gave final approval to a bill to regulate toxic chemicals found in children’s products. It will now go to the House for final approval. The bill, S.239, gives the Vermont Department of Health the authority to require manufacturers to report, label and remove chemicals it considers harmful from products marketed to children under […]


Toxic chemicals bill heads for House floor

The House Appropriations Committee has approved a bill to regulate toxic chemicals found in children’s products. The committee voted 8-3 Friday to pass S.239 as amended by the House Fish, Wildlife, and Water Resources and Ways and Means committees without changes. The bill will now go to the House for a full floor vote. The […]


Toxic chemicals bill wins final approval in Senate

A bill designed to keep toxic chemicals out of consumer products sold in Vermont won final approval in the Senate on Thursday. The bill, S.239, passed 17-11. It still requires approval in the House. Related stories Senate endorses bill to allow health department to regulate toxic chemicals Senate bill would give state more authority to […]