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EPA Seeks Partial Remand Of TSCA Risk Rule But Defends Rest Of Policy

August 07, 2018
EPA is asking a federal appeals court to remand several provisions of its Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) rule for evaluating the risks of existing chemicals so that it can revise them, but is defending the rest of the policy, arguing that Congress gave the agency broad discretion in how to craft rules under the revised TSCA. In an Aug. 6 filing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, which is hearing litigation over TSCA rules for...


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