EPA To Hold Workshop On Trichloroethylene And Potential Safer Alternatives

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that, as part of its work to improve the safety of existing chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Agency will hold a public workshop to hear from experts on the use of trichloroethylene (TCE) as a degreaser, availability and efficacy of safer alternatives, and possible risk reduction approaches. The workshop is scheduled to be held on July 29, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on July 30, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. It will be located at EPA Headquarters, East William Jefferson Clinton Building, Room 4225, 1201 Constitution Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. 20460-0001.

More information on the workshop, including how to participate, is available online.

 

Topics:  Chemicals, EPA, Public Comment, TSCA

Published In: Consumer Protection Updates, Environmental Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

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