EPA Agrees To 18-Month Deadline For TSCA Asbestos Reporting Rule

June 7, 2021
EPA is proposing a court settlement that would give it 18 months to propose and finalize a rule adding asbestos to the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) program, a victory for environmentalists who sought to force the agency to quickly set new mandates for gathering data on the material that can be used in ongoing evaluation and regulation under TSCA. In a stipulation and proposed order filed June 7 with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, EPA...

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