From Inside TSCA

EPA Defends Cost Estimate Underpinning Steep Hike In Planned TSCA Fees

January 10, 2023
EPA used a Small Business Administration (SBA) roundtable presentation to defend its estimate of $181.9 million in annual costs for the TSCA program that underpins the proposal to hike industry fees under the law, after trade groups questioned the sharp increase from Trump-era figures and demanded more transparency on how the agency reached that figure. Total costs to administer the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) “are estimated at approximately $181.9 million each year,” Marc Edmonds, an official with EPA’s Office...

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