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EPA Faces Likely Suits Over New TSCA ‘Whole Chemical’ Risk Approach

January 7, 2022
A former Trump toxics official is questioning EPA’s defense of its broad new “whole chemical” approach to TSCA risk determinations, renewing arguments that the policy conflicts with the “framework” rule setting procedures for chemical evaluations and warning that the agency will be “on thin ice” in litigation that could come quickly after it finalizes the findings. David Fischer, who served as deputy chemicals chief during the Trump administration and is now counsel with the law firm Keller and Heckman, tells...


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