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Inside EPA - 05/03/2019

EPA Seeks To Update Cancer Risk Guide, Plans New Non-Cancer Guide

April 24, 2019
Administrator Andrew Wheeler is asking the agency's science advisors for advice on how to update EPA's guide for assessing chemicals' cancer risks, as well as for crafting new guidance for assessing non-cancer risks and for better communicating risks, suggesting an effort to extend the administration's deregulatory approach to its risk assessment practices. “The agency anticipates asking for [Science Advisory Board (SAB)] advice regarding upcoming actions related to an update to the 2005 EPA Guidelines for Carcinogen Risk Assessment , creation...


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