EPA Floats NAMs To ‘Reinvigorate’ Long-Stalled EDSP Chemical Reviews

January 24, 2023
EPA is touting a set of new alternative methodologies (NAMs) it plans to use to support chemical assessments under the delay-plagued Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP), a move it says is a first step to “reinvigorate” the drinking water and pesticide screening program weeks after environmentalists sued to enforce its statutory deadlines. The agency published a draft white paper setting out the new test methods it intends to use in EDSP “tier 1” screenings on Jan. 19, alongside a release...

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