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EPA New Chemical Approval Signals 'Reckless' TSCA Process, EDF Charges

August 06, 2018
EPA has approved a new chemical for use under the revised toxics law but has limited its review and regulation of the substance's “reasonably foreseen uses,” a move environmentalists say signals a “reckless” process for reviewing new chemicals that violates the June 2016 toxics law by failing to preclude unintended uses from its requirements. While an industry source says EPA likely considered, but did not find, “reasonably foreseen” uses as the law requires, both sides agree that the approval signals...

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