Eve Gartner, Managing Attorney, Toxic Exposure & Health Program, Earthjustice: "It appears that OMB aggressively edited the guidance document to make it less protective of human health and the environment and to minimize the scope of a rule that’s intended to protect people from a very toxic class of chemicals."
The Latest On: Take on Toxics
Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office, Earthjustice: “Communities need this information and they don't have access to it. You have communities that are already overburdened by many different sources. That can turn into a ticking time bomb in a hurricane.”
Jonathan Kalmuss-Katz, Attorney, Toxic Exposure & Health Program, Earthjustice: "1,4-dioxane spreads throughout the country unnoticed and without awareness of its health effects, and we are now racing to make up for the lost time and trying to deal with the consequences of that. With robust and strong implementation of TSCA, maps like this shouldn't happen."