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EPA To Replace TSCA Systematic Review Approach After Harsh NAS Critique

February 16, 2021
EPA is abandoning the Trump-era approach to systematic data review that guided the first TSCA evaluations of existing chemicals and will craft a new model based in part on a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report that said the current approach lacked objectivity “at each step” and “compromised” the program’s transparency. “EPA is not using, and will not again use, the systematic review approach that was reviewed by the Academies,” the agency announced in a Feb. 16 press release, referring...

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