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Hundreds of people from impacted communities demand EPA hold public meeting on toxic chemical

Today, people from communities across the country impacted by the cancer-causing chemical trichloroethylene (TCE) sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials demanding the agency hold a public meeting on TCE. The nearly 300 individuals, from 18 states, are calling for the meeting to engage directly with EPA around their deep concerns with the agency’s inadequate draft risk evaluation of TCE and failure to adequately protect public health.  TCE is a highly toxic chemical that is linked to a wide range of adverse health impacts – including birth defects from even low levels of prenatal exposure and cancer.  Read more....

 

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