The EPA must collect that amount from industry paid user fees to offset the costs. The EPA proposed raising TSCA-related fees in November and will have to do so this year to comply with the 2023 appropriations bill. Those fees, paid by chemical manufacturers, help support the agency’s review of the safety of new chemicals and those already on the market that may pose a health risk. The EPA can collect up to 25% of the cost of reviewing chemicals from industry-paid user fees, but so far those fees have covered only about 12% of the costs. /policy/chemical-regulation/World-Chemical-Outlook-2023-Another-challenging-year-ahead-for-US-chemical-regulators/101/i2 20230111 Concentrates 101 2 /magazine/101/10102.html World Chemical Outlook 2023: Another challenging year ahead for US chemical regulators chemical regulation, US EPA, TSCA con govpol Britt E.
by Britt E. Erickson |
January 11, 2023