Taken collectively, the EPA’s recent actions serve as a roadmap for the risk management rules the agency will propose for existing chemicals in the future. For paint and coatings in particular, the proposed rules will have significant implications on industry operations due to the many conditions of use and applications of these chemicals that the EPA plans to regulate.
The comments highlighted the negative impact that these regulations would have on the chemical industry and the U.S. economy, and urged EPA to instead consider requiring a workplace chemical protection program (WCPP).
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is conducting an evaluation of its policies, guidances, templates and regulations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) new chemicals program.
The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) recently submitted comments in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Proposed Rule on Fees for the Administration of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), docket EPA-HQ-OPPT-2020-0493.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice announced a proposed nationwide settlement with Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. resolving alleged violations of the EPA's Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule.