TSCA Implementation Remains On Target

The EPA is issuing framework rules on a timely basis

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Implementation of the newly amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), signed into law last June, is in full swing. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been working hard to meet statutorily imposed deadlines for promulgating three “framework” rules by June 2017. To date, the EPA is on target. This column discusses the three framework rules. TSCA Inventory Notification The recent TSCA amendments require the EPA to designate TSCA Inventory substances as active or inactive in U.S. commerce. On January 13, 2017, the EPA published a proposed rule that would require an electronic notification for chemical substances listed on the TSCA Inventory that were…

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