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EWG: GAO Report Confirms Trump EPA Slow-Walking Chemical Safety

Under the direction of top political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency, career scientists were told to “limit” chemical safety assessments, according to a report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office.  The GAO audit was requested by Senator Tom Carper (Del.), the top Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Carper asked GAO to investigate how EPA is implementing the Toxic Substances Control Act and its Integrated Risk Information System, or IRIS, program.  Read more....



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