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Wheeler Hedges On Senate Democrats' Calls For TSCA Ban On TCE Uses

August 01, 2018
Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is hedging on Senate Democrats' calls to strictly review and ban certain uses of the solvent trichloroethylene (TCE) that are blamed for harms to consumers and workers, saying only that the substance is one of 10 the agency has prioritized for review under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). “Absolutely we need to be moving forward to do something on TCE and the other chemicals, which is why we included TCE on the list...


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