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EPA Sees TSCA Fee Increase If It Adopts New 'Small Business' Metric

April 23, 2018
EPA says it might have to hike the fees it charges companies for approving new and existing chemicals under the revised toxics law if it adopts one of two employee-based size metrics it is considering for defining “small businesses” that are charged lower fees. According to analysis the agency has conducted, switching from a revenue-based metric to an employee-based metric would lower the revenue the agency would be able to collect below statutory levels and as such would have to...

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