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EPA Plan to Check Secrecy Claims for Chemicals Under Review

March 1, 2019, 5:04 PM

The EPA’s strategy to review thousands of chemical manufacturers’ claims that the identities of compounds they produce be kept out of the public’s eye has moved a step closer to being released.

The White House Office of Management and Budget has started to review the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule, its updated website showed on March 1. The OMB must clear the agency’s regulatory proposal before it can be published.

The EPA expects to publish the proposed rule in early March, Alexandra Dapolito ...