EPA finalizes TSCA fees rule but legal challenges possible

October 16, 2018
EPA plans to publish in the Oct. 17 Federal Register its final rule authorizing the agency to begin collecting fees from the chemical industry to fund regulatory efforts under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), but publication also starts a 60-day clock for groups to file legal challenges to the rule. The rule for the first time establishes a fee structure to defray up to 25 percent of the costs of implementing several key TSCA programs, such as...

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