EPA alumni urge Congress to pass asbestos ban bill

June 8, 2022
The Environmental Protection Network (EPN) of former EPA staff and officials are urging key senators and representatives to support Democrats’ recently introduced bill that would ban all uses of commercial asbestos on the eve of a Senate hearing, touting the legislation as broader and stronger than the agency’s proposed TSCA rule. In a June 3 letter ahead of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s (EPW) scheduled June 9 hearing on the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now (ARBAN) Act, EPN...

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