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Manchin Joins GOP Senators Urging EPA To Ease Methylene Chloride Rule

September 6, 2023
Echoing chemical industry groups, Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and J.D. Vance (R-OH) are pressing EPA to rework its proposed TSCA rule regulating methylene chloride to allow all uses of the solvent to continue as long as companies meet worker-protection mandates. In a Sept. 5 letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan, the senators say EPA’s proposed Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) bans on many methylene chloride uses could effectively eliminate entire industries that rely on the solvent...

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