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EPA Ramps Up TSCA Rulemaking Plans Despite Office’s Resource Crunch

November 3, 2021
EPA’s chemicals office is advancing long-awaited TSCA rules and orders on key chemicals including asbestos, mercury and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), even as its top official is warning lawmakers that the toxics office lacks the funding it needs to fully implement the law. Chemicals chief Michal Freedhoff told House members last week that the agency “expects” to complete its work on a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) asbestos rule proposal this year, although White House review could last into...

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