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Democrats Eye New Scrutiny Of EPA’s TSCA Adoption To Protect Workers

March 18, 2019
House Democrats appear likely to step up their oversight of EPA’s implementation of the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) after the agency sidestepped their calls to ban workplace uses of methylene chloride in paint strippers, an action they said would not protect workers. “Methylene chloride has killed dozens of people already, at least four of whom died since the draft rule was first published in January 2017. How many more need to die before this agency will do its...

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