Comments on the TSCA Review and Scoping for Tetrachloroethylene and Trichloroethylene

NRDC’s comments regarding selection of TCE and PERC among the first ten chemicals for EPA to evaluate and regulate under the New TSCA. TCE and PERC, like many solvents, are highly volatile, environmentally persistent, and toxic to people and wildlife. Their legacy and continuing use in common industrial and consumer products leads to widespread contamination of waterways and air, and harmful exposures to workers, consumers, and families.