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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...

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EPA Hits Another TSCA Milestone with High Priority Designations

Since enactment three and a half years ago, EPA has been hard at work effectively and efficiently implementing the 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) as...

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INSIGHT: With PFAS One-Size-Fits-All Isn’t the Answer

In Bloomberg Environment this week, Jessica Bowman, who is the Executive Director of ACC’s FluoroCouncil, makes the case for why a one-size-fits-all approach to PFAS does not make sense....