October 27, 2009

California tackles trash with green chemistry

California's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) believes green chemistry will wipe away the problem of trash in the ocean as seen in this promotional video.

DTSC via its Green Chemistry Initiative program is currently developing a "Safer Alternative Regulations" that will establish a process to identify and prioritize chemicals of concern in consumer products, and a process to evaluate safer alternatives. Comments and reviews regarding the current proposed regulation is being considered, the DTSC said.
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