EPA Will ‘Surgically’ Revise TSCA Evaluations While Advancing Risk Rules

March 25, 2021
EPA’s acting chemicals chief says the agency plans to reopen some or all of the first 10 TSCA evaluations of existing chemicals but will make any changes “surgically,” while moving ahead with rules to address “unreasonable” risks identified in the Trump-era versions, in what appears to be her clearest statement yet of the agency’s toxics agenda. Michal Freedhoff, the acting assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, laid out her plans for the chemical evaluations and...

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