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EPA Urged To Weigh Chemicals’ Effects On Ozone Layer In TSCA Reviews

January 14, 2020
A group that has long sought to speed the phase-out of ozone-depleting chemicals is warning EPA that it must consider the ozone-depleting effects of methylene chloride and a dozen chemicals on the agency’s list for the next 20 to evaluate under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), because they pose risks to human health and the environment. In comments submitted last month , the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a British group, “urges EPA to examine ozone depletion as a risk...

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