EPA Targets ‘Part 2’ Asbestos Evaluation For 2024 With Draft Scope This Year

October 13, 2021
EPA and environmentalists have agreed on court settlements setting out a schedule for “Part 2” of the agency’s TSCA asbestos evaluation that would have the process completed by Dec. 1, 2024, with a draft scoping document slated for release by the end of 2021 and final action on the scope by June 30, 2022. The agreement, set out in separate filings with the two federal courts hearing lawsuits over the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) evaluation of asbestos, also lays...

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