From Inside TSCA

EPA Seeks Remand To Reconsider Scope Of TSCA 1,4-Dioxane Evaluation

June 9, 2021
EPA is asking a federal appellate court to remand the Trump-era TSCA evaluation of 1,4-dioxane in part to consider whether to study risks from additional uses of the solvent, including controversial questions about general population exposures through drinking water and a broader look at its presence as a byproduct in consumer and commercial goods. The agency’s June 8 motion to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit marks the third Trump-era Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) evaluation that...


Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting.