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Web Date: December 8, 2017

EPA works with industry to streamline chemical reviews

Agency modifies approach to evaluate safety of new chemicals, initially leaving out some stakeholders
Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: Chemical regulation, TSCA, EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is struggling to review the safety of new chemicals in an efficient yet still protective manner. The agency has been meeting with the chemical industry over the last few months to develop a framework for getting new chemicals onto the market faster. Environmental groups and other stakeholders are troubled that they were left out of the discussions.

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