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EPA TSCA Review Plan Sparks Debate Over Scope Of 'Uses' To Consider

February 16, 2017
EPA's plan to use authority under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to review 10 chemicals is sparking debate between the chemical industry and environmentalists over the uses of the substances the agency should weigh in its risk reviews, with a former EPA official urging EPA to collect a broad set of data. Robert Sussman, deputy agency administrator under former President Bill Clinton and a top policy advisor to President Barack Obama's EPA, told a Feb. 14 public agency...

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