Environmentalists Press EPA To Act On TSCA Whistleblower Claims

July 29, 2021
Environmentalists are urging EPA leaders and the White House to step up transparency and accountability reforms at the agency, saying recent allegations by four staff scientists that managers in the TSCA new-chemicals program interfered in their work show the need for comprehensive changes at the toxics office. During a July 28 webinar hosted by several environmental groups speakers tied the whistleblowers’ claims to long-standing concerns that the chemicals office is overburdened by both staff attrition and a heavy workload imposed...

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