CEI Weekly: Overregulation of Chemicals Is Bad for Public Health

Friday, May 4, 2012




Feature: CEI policy experts and adjunct scholars presented a case against curret chemical policy at a Capitol Hill briefing.

FEATURE: Overregulation of Chemicals Is Bad for Public Health


This week, CEI hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on our nation's chemical policies. Current and proposed regulations of products and substances are threatening to keep safe, valuable products off the shelves, hurting both the economy and public health. Read more about the event here.







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May 3, 2012: Paving the Way for Job Creation & Innovation


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