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Unions Cite Risks To Bolster Standing To Target TSCA Evaluation Rule

June 05, 2019
Labor unions and other groups challenging the Trump EPA’s framework rule on how the agency evaluates existing chemicals under the revised toxics law say that ongoing risks from legacy and other uses of substances currently being assessed show that they have standing to challenge the rule’s provision allowing the agency to preclude such uses from assessments. In a June 3 supplemental brief , the petitioners point to asbestos, 1,4-dioxane and HBCD -- all among the first 10 chemicals under evaluation...

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