EPA Plan To Reopen TSCA Evaluations Could Deepen Resource Crunch

April 14, 2021
Former Trump EPA toxics officials are warning that the agency’s plan to revise some or all of its 10 TSCA existing-chemical evaluations risks overburdening an office that struggled to complete the first set of studies by statutory deadlines, and faces an even more difficult challenge from the law’s requirement to evaluate another 20 chemicals in the same three-year window. “Right now, while that’s still being debated, I would caution the agency against adding supplements at this stage because the workload...

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