Environmentalists Seek New Toxics Mapping To Aid TSCA Equity Efforts

February 22, 2021
Environmental justice (EJ) advocates are urging EPA to develop a more robust nationwide mapping system to identify communities impacted by toxic chemicals as part of its TSCA work, in an early marker for how they will seek to integrate the Biden administration’s sweeping EJ agenda into the chemicals program. During EPA’s Feb. 18 EJ consultation on its upcoming Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) risk management rules for carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) and the cyclic aliphatic bromide cluster (HBCD) of flame retardant...

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