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GAO Says TSCA May Help End 'High Risk' Status Of EPA Chemical Reviews

February 15, 2017
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) says revisions to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) could help move EPA's chemical risk assessment program off GAO's list of programs that pose a “high risk” of fraud, waste or abuse, because the updated law will help EPA take steps to address the watchdog's long-running concerns. GAO in a Feb. 15 report updating its annual list of programs considered high-risk also adds federal environmental cleanups to that list for the first time, while retaining...

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