Inside EPA - 03/15/2019

To Head Off State Patchwork, Industry Seeks To Tout EPA's TSCA 'Success'

March 11, 2019
Chemical industry officials are acknowledging that the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) does not go as far as they had hoped in preempting state rules and are seeking to assure local regulators and consumers that EPA's implementation of the new law will mitigate risks and the growing regulatory and retail patchwork. During an annual GlobalChem chemical sector conference in Washington, D.C. March 7, industry officials said that preemption provisions in the June 2016 revised TSCA have failed to stop...

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