EPA denies petition to expand TSCA asbestos reporting

January 3, 2019
EPA has denied a petition from environmentalists and public health advocates calling on the agency to drop a number of Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) exemptions for asbestos, concluding the petitioners' proposals aren't warranted because they would not provide new information and would not affect EPA's ongoing asbestos risk analysis. EPA released its denial of the petition Dec. 21, along with a pre-publication copy of the Federal Register notice explaining its rationale. The notice is yet to publish, and will...

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