TITLE

CHEMICAL REGULATION: Observations on Improving the Toxic Substances Control Act

AUTHOR(S)
Stephenson, John
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/2/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article addresses the implementation of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the U.S. It states that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended statutory changes to allow EPA to obtain health and safety information from the chemical industry. Moreover, to address the productivity and credibility issues, EPA has been recommended to adopt a more transparent IRIS assessment process.
ACCESSION #
46792297

 

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