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August 18, 2022

Industry Seeks OSHA Role In EPA’s Proposed Asbestos Regulation

July 20, 2022 at 5:59 PM
A trade group is calling on EPA to partner with OSHA on a reworked version of its proposed rule banning current uses of chrysotile asbestos, arguing that TSCA requires the two agencies to coordinate and gives a leading role to the work-safety agency, even as unions and public health advocates say OSHA’s asbestos limits too outdated to protect workers. The Industrial Minerals Association -- North America (IMA) argues in its July 13 comments on EPA’s proposal to ban six ongoing...

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