Upcoming Air Rule Fails To Quell SACC’s Concerns Over Perc Evaluation

May 28, 2020
EPA science advisors appeared skeptical of agency claims that it reasonably precluded from its draft evaluation of perchloroethylene (perc or PCE) consumers’ and bystanders’ chronic exposures to the chemical from drycleaners co-located in residential buildings because an air toxics rule that takes effect later this year bars such scenarios. During the first two days of their May 26-29 meeting to peer review EPA’s draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) evaluation of perc, advisors questioned EPA’s decisions to only address risks...

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