Trump Official Sees EPA Dodging Cross-Program Coordination In TSCA Rules

June 1, 2023
A former Trump EPA toxics official says the proposed methylene chloride risk management rule appears to set a precedent for conducting only perfunctory consultations with other agency offices on whether their programs could address a chemical’s risks, further sidelining the “regulatory nexus” approach that would limit TSCA to dangers not covered by other laws. David Fischer, deputy chemicals chief with the Trump EPA and now counsel with the law firm Keller and Heckman, tells Inside TSCA that he came...

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