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USWAG Says EPA Must Withdraw TSCA Climate Guide For PCB Cleanups

February 1, 2024
The Utility Solid Waste Activities Group (USWAG) is pushing EPA to scrap a draft guidance that would require climate planning for cleanups of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) under TSCA, saying it “lacks any foundation” in the toxics law’s mandate to avoid unreasonable risks from the chemicals. USWAG, which represents power plants on waste issues, argues in Jan. 26 comments that the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) “is not the appropriate statutory mechanism to address” concerns over climate change’s impacts on “PCB-related...

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