Udall Expresses Doubts OCSPP Overhaul Will Bolster TSCA Implementation

September 11, 2020
Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM), one of the lead sponsors of the 2016 TSCA reform bill and a top EPA appropriator, is expressing skepticism about the adequacy of the agency’s plan to quickly reorganize its Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) in part to bolster its implementation of the new law. “The Trump administration EPA has failed to use the new TSCA authorities Congress gave it to protect the public. Any reforms to EPA’s chemical offices must ensure that...

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