EPA Will Seek HBCD Evaluation Remand In Early Marker For TSCA Agenda

April 26, 2021
EPA intends to seek voluntary remand of the Trump-era TSCA evaluation of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) and other flame retardants in order to reconsider its findings that some of their uses pose no unreasonable risks, in what could be the Biden administration’s first concrete step to tighten findings in some of the agency’ first 10 assessments. In an April 23 motion to stay briefing in Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT), et al., v. EPA , agency lawyers write that based on...

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