Perspectives: Compliance Advisor

The EPA Seems Set for a Busy 2017 Under Trump Administration

The Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention likely will have a lot to do

By Lynn L. Bergeson
Jan 24, 2017

Last year was full of surprises, two of which will drive much of the agenda in 2017 for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). First, Congress significantly amended the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Although many thought the chances of successful TSCA legislation were slim, the second surprise event was even more unexpected — the election of Donald Trump as President.

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