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Lacking Consensus, EPA Offers Split Approach For TSCA Prioritization Plan

September 28, 2018
Faced with a congressional deadline under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), EPA has released its plan for how it will prioritize chemicals for possible assessment and regulation, though limited stakeholder consensus appears to have led the agency to pursue a split approach for short- and long-term efforts. EPA Sept. 28 released a white paper , “A Working Approach for Identifying Potential Candidate Chemicals for Prioritization,” which indicates that for the short-term, the agency will follow an approach where...

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