EPA Draft Finds Formaldehyde Poses Leukemia Risks But Stalls Study

May 17, 2018
Update Appended After years of additional study and scientific review, EPA has again preliminarily found that formaldehyde poses leukemia and other cancer risks, according to Democratic senators, who say the draft finding has prompted Trump EPA appointees to block release of the assessment and they are urging Administrator Scott Pruitt to quickly release it. Pointing to Pruitt's “back to basics” agenda for EPA, Sens. Tom Carper (DE), Ed Markey (MA) and Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) say in a...

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