From Inside TSCA

EPA Reorganizes Risk Forum, Delaying Updated Assessment Methods

September 20, 2022
EPA is reorganizing the advisory body responsible for developing a long-pending guidance on analyzing cumulative risks that experts see as key to addressing environmental justice (EJ) concerns, especially in TSCA evaluations, adding new delays to the document as well as a sweeping update of all agency risk assessment approaches, an EPA source says. Agency research officials are working both to reorganize the Risk Assessment Forum (RAF) and to develop a new charter for the Science Technology Policy Council (STPC) that...


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