EJ Group Urges EPA To Ban Methylene Chloride In Upcoming TSCA Rule

November 20, 2020
A local environmental justice (EJ) advocate is urging EPA to ban methylene chloride as it prepares to write its landmark upcoming TSCA risk management rule governing the chemical, citing concerns about long-time community exposures to the chemical and related substances near emitting facilities. “We believe that the acute toxic impact of methylene chloride, particularly its implication in cancer, reproductive, and developmental health with chronic exposure, requires that it be banned in all processing, industrial, commercial, and consumer uses,” Terry Miller,...

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