The EPA allowed companies that made new chemicals months or years ago to submit required information much later—in one case more than two decades later—than federal chemicals law permits.
A law firm chemist and an attorney told Bloomberg Environment the late notices are, essentially, paperwork errors.
But the late notices could reflect the Environmental Protection Agency’s failure to record previously submitted information or the agency’s failure to ensure companies are filing a required document by the Toxic Substances Control Act’s...
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(Removes reference to incorrect information in July 25 story from a quoted source about the number of chemicals that don’t appear to be on the most recent TSCA inventory.)