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EDF Signals New Chemical-Specific Path To Target EPA SNURs Under TSCA

April 05, 2018
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is warning that a draft EPA rule allowing a new use of an existing chemical fails to adequately assess risks to workers and is “legally vulnerable,” suggesting a new chemical-specific path for groups to challenge EPA's approval of new chemical uses under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). While the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and other environmentalists are already challenging EPA's draft framework for reviewing and approving new chemical uses, industry attorneys have...


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