EPA Says Budget Gap Halted Releases Of TSCA ‘Substantial Risk’ Reports

November 4, 2021
Update Appended EPA says budget shortfalls forced it to largely cease its pre-2019 practice of posting online industry’s TSCA-mandated submissions of new data showing that their chemicals pose “substantial risk” to human health or the environment, reiterating officials’ recent claims that the toxics program in particular needs more funding to fulfill its duties. In a statement to Inside TSCA , EPA said that it had “reduced and eventually stopped” its work of “sanitizing” and posting industry submissions under section...

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