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Environmentalists, EPA At Odds Over Use Of Low-Priority TSCA Reviews

December 12, 2017
Environmentalists are urging EPA to aggressively use its data collection power in the revised toxics law for its plan to prioritize existing chemicals for review and limit designations of substances as low priorities for review, but the agency says data collection is time-consuming and that low-priority findings can help conserve limited resources. EPA on Dec. 11 held a public meeting in Washington, D.C., to hear input on potential approaches for pre-prioritization of chemicals for review under the recently revised Toxic...


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