If the agency determines any substance presents an unreasonable risk, it is required under TSCA
to undertake risk mitigation a regulatory action.
Over the last year and a half, CPMA has worked with EPA in the risk evaluation of Pigment Violet 29, as one of the first 10 substances to be evaluated under amended TSCA
. Tala Henry, acting deputy director for EPA s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), discussed the new process and next steps for chemicals prioritization and risk evaluation at the May meetings.
As I considered various career opportunities it became clear TSCA
is already transforming a highly commoditized financial advisory industry.
dates to 1976 as Federal law and includes an inventory of chemical compounds that were considered to be "hazardous" at the time.
Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act--and is very concerned about this challenge to the TSCA
Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (LCSA) was passed into law to amend and overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA
may even allow long-time offenders to attract more customers
"Congress's concern is about aggregate exposure, and that makes sense, because that's what matters to human health," Noah Sachs, director of the University of Richmond Law School's Center for Environmental Studies, told (https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/trump-rsquo-s-epa-may-be-weakening-chemical-safety-law/) Scientific American last month ."If this rule stands, it is a weakening of TSCA
and not at all what Congress intended."
Each of these rules was proposed under the authority of TSCA
[section] 6(a), as amended in June 2016 by the Frank R.
was passed in 1976 with the intent of giving the EPA broad powers to protect the public and the environment from potentially dangerous industrial chemicals in U.S.
That ruling, never appealed by EPA, left much of TSCA
a dead letter because the court interpreted the law in a way that made it just about impossible to ever successfully defend a chemical regulation when the agency was (inevitably) sued.
When it was enacted in 1976, TSCA
was focused on new chemicals.