Academics, EPA Veterans Seek More And Earlier Data In ‘Tiered’ TSCA Rule

September 27, 2021
Former EPA environmental health scientists and academics are calling on the agency to collect more information sooner about chemicals so that it can conduct informed TSCA evaluations, arguing officials’ current plans for a “tiered data reporting” rule (TDR) will not fill information gaps fast enough to fully support the program. The University of California San Francisco’s Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE) writes in a Sept. 22 blog post that while its staff agree with EPA that the...

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