Trump Veterans Say Revisiting Methylene Chloride Evaluation Will Tax EPA Resources

May 18, 2021
Former Trump-era toxics officials are questioning EPA officials’ plan to reopen its risk evaluation of methylene chloride and potentially other chemicals the prior administration studied, saying the agency has already struggled to meet TSCA’s strict deadlines for action and lacks the resources to take on an even-more-expansive workload. Alex Dunn, the former assistant administrator of EPA’s chemicals office and now a partner at the law firm Baker Botts, tells Inside TSCA that the Biden administration’s newly announced plan to...

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