EPA sets rules to regulate toxic chemicals

Washington • The Environmental Protection Agency issued new rules and other documents Thursday outlining how it will regulate toxic chemicals under a landmark law passed by Congress last year. The rules, issued on the one-year anniversary of the law’s signature by President Barack Obama, set standards for how the EPA will identify and evaluate high-priority chemicals and impose reporting requirements for industry. The new law regulates tens of thousands of toxic chemicals found in everyday produ...

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