EPA Decouples Fate Of SNUR ‘Framework’ Rule From Upcoming PMN Reforms

October 22, 2020
EPA says it is planning to align two upcoming rules governing its new chemicals program under TSCA section 5 even though release of a long-overdue “framework” regulation for significant new use rules (SNURs) will happen independently of its proposed revisions to the premanufacture notification (PMN) process for new chemicals. “The timing of the finalization of the SNUR framework rule is independent of when EPA intends to finalize the [PMN] procedural rule,” an EPA spokesperson told Inside TSCA in response...

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