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U.S. Chemicals Management Seen Stronger, But Polarized on Risk

Over the past five years, EPA’s chemicals program began addressing risks of chemicals in commerce.  Risk assessment, however, has become more polarized, portending likely future disputes.  The agency also has developed more practical approaches to encourage safer chemistries.

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