Industry Fears ‘Bad News’ From Settlement Talks In New-Chemicals Suit

August 25, 2021
Industry attorneys say an expected settlement between EPA and environmental groups in litigation seeking more transparency on TSCA reviews of new chemicals could result in “bad news” for regulated firms, with possible consequences including broader releases of companies’ safety data and public involvement in approval decisions. "The environmentalists are asking for a very, very wide range of relief here, . . . and it does sound like some sort of settlement is on the horizon,” Herb Estreicher, a partner at...

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