SACC Deepens Concern Over Narrow Scope Of Draft EPA Asbestos Analysis

June 8, 2020
EPA’s science advisors are deepening their concerns over the narrow scope of the agency’s draft evaluation of asbestos raising questions during a June 8 meeting on why EPA excluded consumer uses and all but chrysotile fiber types from its evaluation, as well as over EPA’s decision to evaluate legacy uses separately. During the first day of the four-day June 8-11 meeting, members of the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) peppered EPA staff with questions on ways in which the...

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