Environmentalists Seek ‘Immediate’ EPA Action On TCE Ahead Of Review

March 23, 2020
As science advisors prepare to review EPA’s draft evaluation of the common solvent trichloroethylene (TCE), environmentalists and former officials are urging the agency to take “immediate action” to address any “imminent and serious” acute risks while also calling for the draft to be strengthened so the substance can be banned going forward. “After years of foot dragging, the threat to the public from uncontrolled exposure to TCE is simply too great to justify several more years of inaction while EPA...

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