EPA Readies Long-Stalled Cumulative Risk Guide For Release By Year’s End

September 15, 2021
After years of work, EPA has resumed work on its guidelines for analyzing cumulative risks from overlapping environmental hazards, a key policy for driving the agency’s environmental justice agenda, with officials quietly peer-reviewing a draft version over the summer with the aim of finalizing the document by the end of the year. A draft of the “EPA Guidelines for Cumulative Risk Assessment Planning and Problem Formulation document was peer reviewed in July 2021,” an agency spokesperson tells Inside EPA ...

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