EPA to expand toxic release list

A federal district court in Washington has upheld an Environmental Protection Agency decision to add 286 chemical compounds to the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) list. Federal law requires companies to report any chemical compounds on the list that they use, handle, or release into the environment. EPA releases those reports to the public under a "community right to know" law. The Chemical Manufacturer's Association (CMA) and other industry groups sued EPA last year to block expansion of the rule. The court rejected industry's contention that EPA lacked the scientific basis to add particular chemicals. It said EPA went to great lengths to separately evaluate each chemical on the...

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