Date: Aug 11, 2010
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a pre-publication copy of a proposed rule that would significantly amend the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Update Rule (IUR), which is currently codified at 40 C.F.R. § 710.23 et seq.
Among the more significant proposed changes, EPA would:
EPA anticipates promulgating a final rule by the spring of 2011. Recognizing that this would be shortly before the next scheduled IUR submission period (currently scheduled to run from June 1, 2011 through September 30, 2011), EPA will specifically solicit comment on the transition to new IUR requirements. EPA envisions a 60-day comment period on the proposal.
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