Inside EPA - 02/14/2020

EPA Will 'Probably' Review Asbestos In Two Parts After Appellate Ruling

February 6, 2020
EPA will “probably” do a supplemental risk evaluation on legacy uses of asbestos under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), according to the agency’s toxics chief, in an effort to address the recent appellate decision requiring officials to assess such uses while not delaying work agency staff have already done analyzing asbestos' ongoing uses. “We thought we were getting close, but now there is another piece we have to put in,” Alex Dunn, assistant administrator for EPA's Office of Chemical...


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