Government Affairs

EPA Announces Path Forward for TSCA Chemical Risk Evaluations

TSCA

On June 30, following an agency review of the prior administration’s policies, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced several policy changes surrounding risk evaluations issued under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), including changes affecting the agency’s first 10 chemical risk evaluations, completed in 2020.

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U.S. DOT’s PHMSA to Hold Pre-Meetings for Upcoming UN Summer Sessions

International

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) will hold pre-meetings on June 23, 2021, in advance of the 58th Session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG) and 40th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

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