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API, EDF Clash Over New EPA Option For Protecting CBI Data Under TSCA

April 05, 2018
Environmentalists and oil industry groups are criticizing EPA's plan for using alternative names, known as unique identifiers, to protect proprietary chemical data submitted to the agency, though the groups are at odds over EPA's approach, with industry charging it does not offer adequate protections while environmentalists say it does not ensure sufficient disclosure. The competing criticisms, spelled out in recent comments from the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and American Petroleum Institute (API), are at odds with those from other chemical...

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