EPA Readies TSCA 5(e) Orders But Says They Will Be Used 'Conservatively’

May 15, 2020
A senior EPA toxics official says the agency is preparing to issue in the next month a series of unilateral orders against some submitters of new chemical use notifications, though the official says the moves will be done carefully to target unresponsive companies in a way that is being supported by industry. “We want to be careful that we're applying it as conservatively as possible,” Lynn Dekleva, EPA’s associate deputy assistant administrator for new chemicals, said during a May 13...

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