EPA Draws Competing Transparency Calls For New Chemicals Program

February 13, 2020
In a rare moment of agreement, the chemical industry and environmentalists are generally urging EPA to provide more transparency into the actions of its Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) new chemicals review program, though the two sides are targeting different aspects of the program for increased transparency. In Jan. 24 comments on the agency’s proposed new approach for reviewing chemicals not yet on the market, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) raises multiple concerns with EPA’s recently announced efforts on making...

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