Wheeler Says EPA Will Miss TSCA Deadlines For First 10 Risk Reviews

May 20, 2020
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler told the Senate environment committee the agency will miss its June statutory deadline for issuing all of the first 10 risk evaluations for high-priority chemicals under the 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act, saying getting “them right” was more important. While he did not offer more detail, he said the agency expects to issue “at least” two of the first 10 by the deadline with the remainder due to be completed by the “end...

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