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WASHINGTON (June 3, 2013)
, President and CEO of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), issued the following statement regarding the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ):
"Senator Frank Lautenberg was a constant champion for his constituents and a committed advocate for children and the environment. His decades of leadership on behalf of his state and the nation inspired respect and admiration from all those who worked with him. We are deeply grateful for his recent leadership to forge a
bipartisan approach to chemical management reform
, and it has been an honor to support his efforts. On behalf of ACC and our member companies, our deepest sympathies are with the Senator's family, his staff and the people of New Jersey during this difficult time."