Environmentalists Urge EPA Outreach Based On ‘Fenceline’ Case Studies

January 28, 2022
Environmentalists are urging EPA to inform impacted communities of three case studies it conducted as part of a draft “fenceline” screening approach for TSCA chemical evaluations, arguing that even though the agency insists those studies are preliminary and not for regulatory use, it should nonetheless notify residents of its work and seek their input. The call comes in a Jan. 26 letter to EPA from a coalition of 17 environmental and equity groups, who say that even if the agency...

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