EPA’s Plans To Overhaul TSCA Assessments Renew Debate On PPE Use

June 7, 2021
The Biden EPA’s announcement that it intends to reconsider Trump-era assumptions on workers’ use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in at least two TSCA chemical evaluations is restarting debate on how the toxics program should address worker safety -- a thorny question since the law gives officials little direction on that subject. While the agency is still awaiting decisions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit on its requests to remand two Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)...

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