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December 9, 2023

EPA Says Worker TCE Limit Short Of Proposed Ban Would Not Be ‘Feasible’

November 2, 2023 at 6:22 PM
In an early sign of how EPA will defend its TSCA proposal phasing out uses of trichloroethylene (TCE), the agency is arguing in supporting documents that less-stringent alternatives backed by industry groups would be impractical -- including a statement that the rule’s short-term worker protections are not “feasible” over the long term. The agency posted dozens of documents supporting its Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) TCE rule to an online docket when it formally published the proposal in the Oct...

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