EPA Sets Out Plan For ‘Part 2’ Legacy Asbestos Evaluation In Final Scope

June 30, 2022
EPA has released a final scope for its “part 2” TSCA risk evaluation of asbestos, establishing a plan for examining risks from “legacy” uses of the material and fiber types other than the chrysotile variant that it considered during the Trump administration and which is winning immediate praise from environmentalists who favor a strict approach. The scoping document , which EPA posted online June 29, lays out the forms of asbestos that will be subject to its Toxic Substances Control...

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