Industry 'Hopeful' Trump Administration Will Drop TSCA Section 6 Rules

November 18, 2016
An industry source is "hopeful" that the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump will not finalize a trio of once-rare Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 6(a) rules to ban or further restrict use of industrial solvents trichloroethylene (TCE) and paint stripping chemicals methylene chloride and N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP). EPA in recent months has sent three proposed rules to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance, most recently the proposed rule on methylene chloride and NMP, which...

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