EPA Moves To Ramp Up Public Access To Chemical Data

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 5:37 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday proposed a mandate for companies to report chemical information electronically under the Toxic Substances Control Act, as part of an effort to provide transparency about environmental chemicals to the public.

The EPA's move to improve the public's access to chemical data comes as the agency makes more of an effort to police chemicals under the TSCA, some of which are found in consumer products and could potentially pose a risk to public health.

By requiring companies to provide information...
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