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Tag: EPA

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EPA’s Temporary Enforcement Discretion Policy Provides Important Flexibility to Manufacturers

U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA)'s decision to grant temporary enforcement discretion will provide manufacturers with additional time to complete administrative requirements such as regulatory filings and allow inspections to be rescheduled after...

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A Detailed Look at PFAS

Fluorinated chemicals, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), are a large and diverse family of chemistry that makes possible the products that power our lives, including cell phones, aircrafts,...

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Explaining EPA’s Fees Process for New TSCA Risk Evaluations

In late December, EPA designated the next 20 substances to undergo TSCA risk evaluations.  This prioritization action triggered the three and a half years timeframe in which EPA must...

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Center for Biocide Chemistries Helps EPA Rapidly Respond to Coronavirus

Currently, there is significant attention on the outbreak of a respiratory illness caused by a novel Coronavirus. The World Health Organization declared the new Coronavirus outbreak a public health...

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Protecting the Health and Safety of the Public is a Top Priority for Ethylene Oxide Producers and Users

This week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is conducting two public hearings related to ethylene oxide as it takes public comments on its proposed risk and technology review for...