Industry Debates TSCA Reviews’ Role In Broad Supply Chain Slowdown

November 16, 2021
As a host of industry sectors grapple with supply chain issues and product shortages, industry attorneys are at odds over whether EPA’s struggles to swiftly review new chemical uses are worsening the problem, with some seeing toxics gridlock as a significant factor while another says the causes are too varied to pin blame on the agency. Speaking on a recent podcast episode, former EPA chemicals deputy Erik Baptist said slow or harsh Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reviews of new...

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