Regan Faces Immediate Call For TSCA Asbestos Ban After Confirmation

March 11, 2021
Environmentalists are already pressing newly confirmed EPA Administrator Michael Regan to strengthen the agency’s TSCA implementation, and specifically to rework the Trump-era evaluation of asbestos in order to justify a full ban on the substance, following on his promise to a senator that he would revisit the assessment once in office. The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) posted an open letter to Regan on its website following his March 10 confirmation , making little effort to soften its first policy...

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