EPA Unveils Push To ‘Streamline’ TSCA Reviews Of New Biofuel Chemicals

January 21, 2022
EPA’s chemicals office is launching an effort to “streamline” TSCA reviews of new chemicals used in biofuels, including by crafting consolidated risk assessments for those substances -- a move it says will facilitate the goals of both the air program’s renewable fuel standard (RFS) and the Biden administration’s overall climate change agenda. In a Jan. 21 announcement, the agency said its Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) “has implemented a robust, consistent, and efficient process” that will apply...

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