EPA Says It Is ‘Listening’ To SACC On TSCA But Draws Renewed Criticisms

March 25, 2020
EPA toxics chief Alex Dunn sought to assure advisors reviewing draft risk evaluations that the agency is “listening to you,” but during a March 24 meeting to review the agency’s draft evaluation of trichloroethylene (TCE) some advisors renewed long-running concerns that have spanned multiple evaluations. As EPA’s Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) began answering the first charge questions the agency posed regarding the chemical fate and distribution in the environment in the draft TCE risk evaluation, several raised concerns...


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