They say DOT should be able to fine automakers that violate the Clean Air Act.
The bill bans the plastic beads from rinse-off cosmetic products.
He suggested Rep. Frank Pallone, and not Rep. Anna Eshoo, should win ranking position.
The plastic beads are passing through water filtration systems into lakes and streams.
Lawmakers say the bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act is a bipartisan effort.
The move lends a huge boost to Eshoo, a fellow Californian and close Pelosi ally.
A new Wall Street Journal/Zogby poll shows Democratic Reps. Robert Menendez and Rob Andrews...