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Environmental: EPA Proposes Key Rules For Implementing TSCA Reform

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WASHINGTON, January 17, 2017 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued three significant proposed rules for implementing key mandates under the 2016 federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform law. 

“These proposals collectively represent a major step in EPA’s efforts to update its chemical reporting and risk assessment activities under TSCA,” said Bart Seitz, Environmental partner in Baker Botts’ Washington, D.C., office. “We have outlined some of the issues of potential concern with each rule that may warrant industry attention and/or comment, including, new TSCA inventory notification requirements, the chemical prioritization process, and proposed EPA risk evaluation procedures.” 

Baker Botts’ Environmental lawyers

are available to discuss the EPA’s proposed rules for implementing TSCA reform. Their report highlighting key aspects of the proposed rules is available here.

 

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