From Inside TSCA

EPA Considers Halting Some TSCA Evaluations To Close Budget Shortfall

May 12, 2022
EPA chemicals chief Michal Freedhoff says the agency is weighing whether to freeze work on some of its TSCA-mandated evaluations for existing chemicals because it “simply cannot” complete them at its current levels of staff and funding, while warning that similar problems are on the horizon for the cash-strapped pesticides office. According to her prepared remarks from a May 11 speech at the Household & Commercial Products Association’s (HCPA) mid-year meeting, Freedhoff told the trade group that while officials have...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting.