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EPA begins process to prioritize five chemicals for risk evaluation under Toxic Substances Control Act

Environmental News Bits

If, during the 12-month long statutory process, EPA designates these five chemicals as High Priority Substances, EPA will then begin risk evaluations for these chemicals. … Continue reading EPA begins process to prioritize five chemicals for risk evaluation under Toxic Substances Control Act

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Supreme Court Sidelines Science, Threatens Public Health: These Rules-in-Progress Show What’s at Stake

Union of Concerned Scientists

Toxic Substances Control Act updates There’s a lot going on in the near term with the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) too.

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EPA Releases Draft Risk Evaluation for 1,1-Dichloroethane and Draft Hazard Assessment of 1,2-Dichloroethane for Public Comment and Peer Review

Nanotech

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of the draft risk evaluation for 1,1-dichloroethane (1,1-DCE) and the draft human health hazard assessment supporting the draft risk evaluation for 1,2-dichloroethane (1,2-DCE, also known as ethylene dichloride) prepared under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

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Recent Federal Developments, July 2024

Nanotech

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed rule under Section 6(a) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) that would protect workers and consumers from exposure to N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP).

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It’s Time for EPA to Regulate Chemicals by Class

Union of Concerned Scientists

Understanding the Toxic Substances Control Act To understand how grouping chemicals might work in regulations, let’s talk about the Toxic Substance Control Act , or TSCA, the primary law safeguarding the public from exposures to non-pesticide chemicals.

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Court Vacates TSCA Section 4 Test Order, Grant’s Vinyl Institute’s Petition for Review

Nanotech

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), seeking review of EPA’s March 2022 test order for 1,1,2-trichloroethane (1,1,2-TCA) issued under Section 4(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). (VI) filed suit against the U.S.

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TSCA Reform — Eight Years Later: B&C, ELI, and GWU Conclude Best Available Conference

Nanotech

This hybrid conference marked the eighth Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Annual Conference, reflecting on the accomplishments and challenges since the implementation of the 2016 Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (Lautenberg Act) and where TSCA stands today.