Date: Jan 19, 2019
Javaneh Nekoomaram was quoted in the article "EPA Shutdown Stymies Looming TSCA Assessment, Rule Deadlines" in the January 18th edition of InsideEPA. The article addresses the agency's hampered ability to comply with deadlines set in the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Javaneh acknowledged the strain on EPA's ability to meet the deadline given the shutdown and pointed to the additional statutory deadlines of designating 20 high- and 20 low-priority chemicals by the end of the year. Inside EPA is available by subscription only.