Seeing Loophole, Groups Ask EPA To Require TSCA Asbestos Reporting

September 27, 2018
Environmentalists are petitioning EPA to amend the agency's Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule under the revised toxics law to require businesses to report their uses of asbestos, an effort aimed at closing what the petitioners say is a loophole EPA created when it said the rule does not cover asbestos because it is “naturally occurring.” The petition underscores long-running efforts by environmentalists and their allies to get EPA to ban asbestos uses though it also highlights the long road their...

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