SACC Will Review EPA ‘Fenceline’ Screening Approach For TSCA Evaluations

October 15, 2021
EPA’s Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) will peer-review a draft screening approach to identify any risks to “fenceline” communities excluded from Trump-era TSCA chemical evaluations, giving the panel a key role in the process that will determine whether officials rework those reviews before using them as the basis for rulemaking. In an Oct. 12 status report in litigation over states’ and environmental groups’ challenge to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) evaluation of methylene chloride, EPA writes that the...

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