TITLE

EPA calls for tighter chemical regulations

PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;3/20/2012, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposal of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that companies be required to report all new uses of five groups of potentially harmful chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The EPA also proposed additional testing on the health and environmental effects of polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDE). An EPA official sees the action as a sign of the agency's commitment to the American people.
ACCESSION #
74586020

 

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