This agenda will refocus EPA on its intended mission, siphon off some of its current power to the states and create an environment in which jobs can grow, according to Pruitt.
Participants in an international workshop for regulators on using alternative toxicity tests to supplement or replace traditional animal toxicology testing methods agreed that non-animal skin sensitization tests are ready to replace animal testing for many chemicals — an important breakthrough in acceptance of the tests that EPA is supporting. Read[…]Read More »
By Pat Rizzuto Behind the president’s budget proposal to eliminate an EPA-wide chemical evaluation program may be the goal of shifting its function to another part of the agency. But a shift from the agency’s research arm to its chemicals office could jeopardize the EPA’s ability to meet new statutory[…]Read More »