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May 27, 2024

Broadening Reviews, EPA Overhauls TSCA Risk Evaluation ‘Framework’ Rule

April 24, 2024 at 5:35 PM
EPA has issued its final TSCA “framework” rule governing risk evaluations of existing chemicals, aiming to broaden the scope of its reviews and codify several controversial Biden administration policies including its rejection of a Trump-era approach to considering workers’ use of personal protective equipment (PPE), despite several industry groups’ claims that the new method is unlawful. The April 23 rule reworks much of EPA’s Trump-era risk evaluation policy, which was one of the first it finalized following Congress’ reform of...

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