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Regulation of hazardous chemical substances and mixtures, §6

Toxic Substances Control Act Reform: Chemical Prioritization

Several key issues have emerged as pivotal in ongoing efforts to reform TSCA. Progress on these complex issues is central to the success of TSCA reform. As part of its ongoing series on TSCA reform priorities and challenges, on October...

Disposal and Remediation Options Under the PCB Mega Rule

Editors' Summary: On June 29, 1998, EPA published its PCB Mega Rule, a comprehensive revision of TSCA regulations that govern the remediation and disposal of PCB-contaminated material. The PCB Mega Rule affords the regulated...

The "Regulatory Confusion" Defense to Environmental Penalties: Can You Beat the Rap?

Editors' Summary: Environmental regulations can be complex and confusing. Even sophisticated companies sometimes have trouble deciphering the regulations. A number of defendants have argued that environmental penalties should be...