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EPA Eyes Major Toxics Office Reorganization To Implement TSCA Reform

October 11, 2017
EPA is considering a major re-organization of its Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) to bolster its implementation of the reformed Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), weighing plans that include collapsing the office's current divisions, expanding the risk assessment division, and downgrading the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), according to documents obtained by Inside EPA . It is unclear what EPA's time line is for making decisions on the reorganization. OPPT Director Jeff Morris did not respond to a request...

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