EPA Seeks Data On Asbestos Imports and Uses

Chemical and Engineering News

Washington, DC – EPA wants to know how much asbestos, including asbestos in mixtures and products, was imported or processed in the US over the last 4 years. It also wants information on how asbestos was used and on worker exposure. Asbestos manufacturers, processors, and importers would need to report such information under a proposed rule the EPA announced May 5. The proposed rule is open for comment until July 25 and can be found here. For the full text of the article, click here.