Senate Appropriators Urge EPA To Boost TSCA Fees In FY22 Budget Proposal

October 20, 2021
The Senate’s draft EPA funding bill for fiscal year 2022 includes $106.7 million for toxics work, up 14 percent from FY21 levels, but lawmakers are warning the agency to ensure TSCA’s user fees are set high enough to cover the rest of the program’s “full costs” after critics charged the Trump administration underestimated the need for those charges. In an “explanatory statement” released Oct. 18 alongside its spending bill for EPA and other agencies in FY22, the Senate Appropriations Committee...

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