EPA Publishes Draft Risk Evaluation of Asbestos, Will Hold Virtual Peer Review Meeting
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published the draft risk evaluation of asbestos on March 30, 2020. EPA will publish a notice of availability in the Federal Register, beginning a 60-day comment period. EPA will hold a virtual peer review meeting of the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) on the draft risk evaluation April 27-30, 2020. The virtual peer review meeting is open to the public to attend and provide comments. EPA will hold a preparatory virtual meeting on April 7, 2020, for SACC and the public to comment on the clarity and scope of the draft charge questions for the April 27-30, 2020, meeting. EPA asks that comments on the draft risk evaluation be submitted by April 22, 2020, to allow SACC time to review and consider them before the peer review meeting. For more information, please read the full memorandum.
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