Author Archives: Nicole DeMoss

Nicole DeMoss is an associate in the firm’s Environment, Land Use & Natural Resources Group. Prior to joining Alston & Bird, Nicole clerked for the Honorable Timothy C. Batten, Sr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.  Read More

TSCA Reform Passes Senate Unanimously

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Historic overhaul of the primary law governing the safety of chemical products in the U.S.—the Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”)—has, after long delay, passed in the Senate. With agreement from all sides that the law is long overdue for modernization and reform, lawmakers have been working for years to update and reform TSCA.  Enacted in 1976, TSCA has never been significantly amended and the current legislation is poised to massively overhaul U.S. EPA’s authority over chemicals in commerce. In June 2015, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan TSCA Modernization Act [...]Read more