EPA Releases New TSCA Prioritization, Risk Evaluation Rules

Law360, New York (June 22, 2017, 6:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday issued new rules and guidance that implement recent revisions to the Toxic Substances Control Act, including a framework for evaluating chemical risks and a method of prioritizing chemicals for review.

The package of measures came on the one-year anniversary of former President Barack Obama’s signing of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. The act updated the TSCA and called for several big changes in how the EPA handles issues related to chemical safety....
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