EPA Draws Competing Criticisms Over Draft TSCA Asbestos Analysis

June 5, 2020
As EPA’s Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) prepares to meet June 8 -- 11 to review the agency’s draft risk evaluation on asbestos, state officials, environmentalists and others are criticizing the agency for the narrow scope of the review even as they urge the agency -- and Congress -- to ban the substance. Industry officials, meanwhile, are urging EPA to scale back its draft evaluation, saying it overstates exposures or risks. Some industry officials are also criticizing some of...

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