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EPA Floats Laboratory Lead-Test Standards Amid Clash On TSCA Dust Rule

November 14, 2023
EPA is floating revisions to its National Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (NLLAP) that sets minimum standards for lab analysis of lead in paint, dust and soil in a step toward implementing strict proposed TSCA dust-lead hazard standards and clearance levels, even as industry groups are attacking that rule as potentially unlawful. The proposed NLLAP update , which will appear in the Nov. 15 Federal Register , says it aims “to streamline the LQSR by conforming and referencing the updated International...

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