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Inside EPA - 03/15/2019

Industry Fears 'Patchwork Quilt' For EPA Pharmaceutical Rule Implementation

March 07, 2019
Some states will opt to retain their existing requirements for waste pharmaceuticals that are broader or more stringent than the approach EPA took in its recently finalized rule it finalized late last year, an industry attorney says, making it more challenging for large health sector companies that do business in multiple states. “A patchwork quilt is coming,” Elise Paeffgen, an attorney with Alston and Bird, said during a March 6 webinar on the rule sponsored by the Food and Drug...

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