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EPA Defends TSCA Review Framework From Environmentalists' Lawsuit

July 31, 2018
EPA is defending its framework for reviewing new chemicals under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) against an environmentalist lawsuit by arguing that the policy is consistent with the 2016 law, but also says the framework is a draft that it might never finalize and therefore critics lack legal standing for their challenge. In the July 31 filing in the case, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) v. EPA , in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit,...

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