EPA Readies Review Of Asbestos Risk Finding Despite Calls For Delay

March 30, 2020
EPA is moving ahead with a planned scientific review of its just-released draft evaluation of asbestos, which found the substance poses unreasonable risk to workers, consumers and others, despite calls from science advisors and other critics who had urged the agency to delay the review until after the coronavirus pandemic. The agency March 30 released its long-awaited draft evaluation of several forms of asbestos under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), finding that multiple evaluated uses of the substance poses...

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