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EPA Faces Possible TSCA Suit Over Worker Protections After Modifying SNUR

July 31, 2019
EPA is facing a possible suit from environmentalists after the agency rejected claims that a modified Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) significant new use rule (SNUR) for use of a specific chemical lacks adequate protections for oilfield workers that are exposed to the substance and any formaldehyde that may be associated with it. In a July 30 Federal Register notice , the agency finalized its Feb. 8, 2018, proposal to modify the SNUR for the substance known as Oxazolidine,...


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