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EPA Draft Risk Evaluation for 1-BP Finds Unreasonable Risks to Workers, Occupational Non-Users, Consumers, and Bystanders under Certain Specific Uses

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 16:49

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on August 9, 2019, the draft risk evaluation for 1-bromopropane (1-BP), the fourth of the first ten chemicals undergoing risk evaluation under the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

Statistics for the New Chemicals Review Program under TSCA

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 10:36

Statistics under Amended TSCASince the law’s passage, EPA has completed determinations on 2,217 new chemical cases*. Details on the Agency’s determinations are displayed in the tables below.EPA will continue to add new content on a regular basis to provide more transparency to the review process for all stakeholders and to allow submitters to readily determine the disposition of their cases.

2018 TRI Preliminary Dataset

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 09:46

The 2018 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) preliminary dataset contains data about chemical releases, waste management and pollution prevention activities that took place during 2018 at more than 20,000 federal and industrial facilities across the country.The TRI preliminary dataset is available each July through September so the public can access the most recent TRI information prior to the annual publication of the TRI National Analysis in January.The data are available via the "Get 2018 Data with Envirofacts" and "Download 2018 Data" tabs below.SEE: 

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