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EPA Sues Over PFAS Contamination In Plastics, Claiming TSCA Violations

by Inside EPA | December 28, 2022
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) posted EPA’s Dec. 19 complaint as an addendum to its Dec. 27 release announcing a separate Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) suit that it and the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) filed against Inhance Technologies — ...

PEER Says EPA Failed To Document TSCA Science Integrity Investigations

by Inside EPA | December 14, 2022
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) says EPA has been “unable to account for” 53 investigations into claims of scientific integrity violations — many at the TSCA office — that it told the Office of Inspector General (OIG) it had closed in 2021-22, ...

Former EPA Officials Say ‘Clean’ CR Will Deepen TSCA Budget Struggle

by Inside EPA | September 27, 2022
Three former EPA officials say Congress’ new agreement on a continuing resolution (CR) extending fiscal year 2022 funding levels for EPA and most other agencies into December could be “problematic” for the TSCA program, following warnings by top officials that the office needs an ...

OSTP R&D Effort Draws Concerns Over Differing Definition For PFAS

by Inside EPA | July 19, 2022
The White House science office’s request for information that will help shape an upcoming federal research strategy for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is sparking concern from an environmental watchdog group over its use of a PFAS definition that differs from those EPA and ...

EPA Staff Science Integrity Survey Shows Ongoing Concerns Under Biden

by Inside EPA | July 8, 2022
Staff responses to EPA’s 2021 internal survey on scientific integrity show continued concerns over alleged violations of science policies under the Trump administration alongside lingering fears of interference from career managers and an ineffective scientific integrity apparatus, ...
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