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EPA Readies Key TSCA Rule But Faces Criticism Over Worker Protections

March 12, 2019
The White House has completed its review of EPA’s rule limiting use of methylene chloride in paint strippers, clearing the way for the agency to issue a first-time measure targeting an existing chemical under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) though critics say it fails to adequately protect workers and falls short of an Obama plan. On March 11, the White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) finished its mandatory pre-publication review of two policies: the Toxic Substances...

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