Former Official Says EPA Cannot Regulate Beyond Trump-Era Evaluations

August 26, 2021
Former Trump EPA officials are pushing back against environmentalists’ calls for the Biden administration to craft aggressive TSCA regulations that go beyond the specific uses it found to pose “unreasonable risks” in chemical evaluations, saying the law requires officials to regulate only as “necessary” to address those dangers. Erik Baptist, who served as a chemicals deputy at the Trump EPA and is now a partner at the law firm Wiley Rein, tells Inside TSCA that he sees no way...

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