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AASHTO discusses proposed trichloroethylene rule

January 10th, 2024

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently provided feedback to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its proposal to address the “unreasonable risk of injury to human health presented” by trichloroethylene or TCE as part of the Toxic Substances Control Act. Photo courtesy of AASHTO re:source. AASHTO noted in a letter to the […]

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EPA issues next test order under national testing strategy for PFAS used in plastics, chemical manufacturing

January 10th, 2023

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued the next Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) test order requiring testing on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under EPA’s the National PFAS Testing Strategy. This action orders companies to conduct and submit testing on trifluoro (trifluoromethyl) oxirane (HFPO), a perfluoroalkyl substance used in making plastics. This is […]

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