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Groups Offer Competing Reactions To TSCA Cumulative Risk Drafts

March 13, 2023
Environmentalist and industry officials are taking diametrically opposed stances on EPA’s recent draft documents on adding cumulative risk analyses to TSCA evaluations of existing chemicals, with an environmentalist offering cautious praise while a trade group is questioning whether the agency’s approach is based in sound science. “We support EPA for taking these important steps towards conducting cumulative risk assessments [CRAs],” Maria Doa, senior director for chemicals policy at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and a former EPA toxics official, says...

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