June 6, 2023
EPA Sends CCL4 Proposal to OMB, Renewing Fight Over Worker Exposures
EPA has submitted its proposed TSCA carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), teeing up renewed battles over industry groups’ bids to exempt “critical uses” of the solvent from restrictions, as well as arguments that the Trump-era risk evaluation used a deeply flawed approach to model workplace exposures. According to OMB’s website, the agency sent its CCl4 proposal for review on May 15, beginning a process usually targeted for 90 days but which...
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