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GOP Lawmakers Urge EPA To Address Methylene Chloride

March 29, 2018
Republican lawmakers and environmentalists are urging EPA and the Lowe's hardware chain to take steps to end worker and consumer exposures to methylene chloride in paint-strippers after a series of fatal exposures and a Trump administration decision to shelve an Obama-era proposed ban. In a March 22 letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt , South Carolina Republicans Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, along with Rep. Mark Sanford, press the agency to re-evaluate the proposed ban on uses of methylene...

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