Industry Backs Environmentalists On Legal Vulnerabilities Of TSCA ‘Scopes’

May 22, 2020
An industry lawyer is backing environmentalists’ charges that EPA's “scope” documents that will guide the next 20 risk evaluations of high-priority chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) are vulnerable to legal challenge and must be revised, intensifying the battle over the documents ahead of a looming June deadline. “We agree that the faults identified by the [non-governmental groups] on the draft scope documents and the associated process are significant and that if not remedied, any risk evaluations with...

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