EPA Push For TSCA Section 5 Rule Drives NGO Fears, Industry Praise

July 13, 2020
EPA’s plan to quickly propose a rule for speeding reviews of new chemicals under TSCA is winning praise from the chemical industry, which has long sought guidance on the type of data to submit to ensure applications are quickly approved, but is drawing concern from environmentalists, who fear EPA is not adequately assessing the chemicals’ risks. “We encourage the agency to continue its efforts to improve transparency, enhance communication with submitters and, most importantly, to meet the statutory requirement for...

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