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Inside EPA - 04/12/2019

EPA Issues New Chemical SNURs, Opening Door To Landmark TSCA Suit

April 05, 2019
EPA has finalized significant new use rules (SNURs) on 13 new chemicals using an approach intended to speed up reviews but which environmentalists and others oppose, setting the stage for a likely first-time suit on how EPA addresses new chemicals and protects workers under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). In an April 5 Federal Register notice , EPA finalized first-time SNURs addressing risks that a group of new chemicals could present if used in certain reasonably foreseen...

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