EPA finalizes stronger chemical risk evaluation process to protect workers and communities

April 30th, 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a rule that strengthens its process for conducting risk evaluations on chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). These improvements to EPA’s processes advance the goals of this important chemical safety law, ensure that TSCA risk evaluations comprehensively account for the risks associated with a chemical, and provide […]

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EPA issues PFAS test order as part of National Testing Strategy

March 26th, 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued the fourth Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) test order requiring testing on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under EPA’s National PFAS Testing Strategy, the latest action taken under EPA’s PFAS Strategic Roadmap to confront contamination from “forever chemicals” nationwide.   This action orders the 3M Company and Wacker Chemical Corporation to conduct […]

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