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Electronic Reporting Under the Toxic Substances Control Act

Posted in on Fri, Dec 20, 2013

EPA has issued a final rule amending reporting requirements promulgating under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to require the use electronic reporting.  EPA is requiring the use of electronic reporting in order to minimize the paperwork burden associated with the underlying regulatory requirements and to minimize the cost to the federal government for the creation, collection, maintenance, use, dissemination, and disposition of information.  It will also improve the quality and use of information to strengthen decisionmaking, accountability, and openness in government and society, as well as provide for the timely dissemination of public information and in a manner that promotes the utility of the information to the public and makes effective use of information technology.  The final rule is effective March 4, 2014.  http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-12-04/html/2013-28510.htm

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