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Seeing Loophole, Groups Ask EPA To Require TSCA Asbestos Reporting

September 28, 2018
Environmentalists are petitioning EPA to amend the agency's Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule under the revised toxics law to require businesses to report uses of asbestos, an effort advocates say would close a loophole created when EPA excluded asbestos from CDR because it is “naturally occurring,” and would provide valuable data to workers. The petition underscores long-running efforts by environmentalists and their allies to get EPA to ban asbestos uses though it also highlights the long road their efforts likely...


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