February 21, 2020
Groups Call For EPA To Adopt New Emergency Limits On Methylene Chloride
As EPA’s ban on consumer uses of paint strippers containing methylene chloride (MC) takes effect, former officials are urging the agency to quickly adopt a host of emergency limits on commercial and other uses of the substance, citing a recent draft assessment that found they pose “unreasonable risks” to workers and others that must quickly be addressed. In a Nov. 22 letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, the Environmental Protection Network (EPN), a group of EPA alumni opposed to many...
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