7 Sep
Comprehensive Risk Evaluation for Asbestos

In a bid to protect public health and the environment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has undertaken a comprehensive quantitative analysis of the risks associated with asbestos exposure. This evaluation, conducted under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), aims […]

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3 Aug
EPA’s Asbestos Alert: Safeguarding Health through Compliance

Asbestos is a fibrous silicate mineral found in six types: Chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, anthophyllite, tremolite, and actinolite. Asbestos is used in various commercial products to strengthen cement, fireproof buildings, and create textiles. TSCA Section 8(a) empowers environmental protection agencies to […]

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2 May
Asbestos Exposure: Unraveling the Hidden Threats

A group of six naturally occurring, fibrous, silicate minerals known as asbestos appears chemically inert, or as close as possible to that. Most substances do not react with them, and neither do they dissipate nor burn. Chrysotile’s outer brucite layer […]

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6 Jan
Everything about EPA draft scope for disposals of Asbestos

Asbestos Risk Evaluation Part 2: Supplemental Evaluation for Legacy Uses and Associated Disposals of Asbestos Published by EPA. On December 29, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced publication of the Draft Scope of the Risk Evaluation for Asbestos […]

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