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Denka Renews Attack On Chloroprene IRIS Review After EPA Air Toxics Vow

June 17, 2022
A Louisiana chemical manufacturer is again demanding that EPA ease its risk assessment for the synthetic rubber component chloroprene, months after the agency rejected another petition from the same firm, and just days after acting air chief Joe Goffman pledged to use the contested assessment in a review of air toxics rules for the chemical. On June 10, Denka Performance Elastomers, LLC (DPE) filed a request for reconsideration asking EPA to reverse its mid-March decision to leave in place the...


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