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EPA's Toxics Office Faces Difficulty Meeting TSCA's 'Challenging' Deadlines

December 27, 2018
EPA's toxics office is grappling with meeting a series of steep deadlines that lawmakers imposed when they revised the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in 2016, a top official says. Work in the office “has been crazy,” Iris Camacho, branch chief of a Risk Assessment Division within the toxics office said during a Dec. 11 workshop at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). “It's challenging because there are very tight statutory deadlines and we are working very, very hard to...

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