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'Secret Science' Bill Will Cause TSCA To 'Grind To A Halt,' EPA Analysis Says

April 20, 2017
An EPA staff analysis of the House's recently approved "secret science" bill warns that H.R. 1430 would "prevent implementation" of the recently amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), while also failing to protect companies' trade secret information and limiting its use in EPA chemical, pesticide and other decisions. The staff analysis , which has drawn significant attention after staff in Administrator Scott Pruitt's office blocked it from distribution to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), says that if such confidential business...

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