EPA Fails To Resolve IG’s Calls To Bolster OECA’s Role In TSCA 5(e) Orders

May 28, 2020
EPA has failed to resolve calls from its Office of Inspector General (OIG) to bolster the role its enforcement office plays in reviewing consent orders crafted by its toxics office under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for addressing risks from new chemicals, prompting a new standoff between the agency and its watchdog. In a May 28 report , the OIG says EPA has failed to adequately address its calls for the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) to...

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