GOP Seeks Reviews Over EPA Rejection Of Chloroprene Assessment Redo

January 29, 2024
Top House Republicans are calling for EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) to investigate their allegations that the agency improperly rejected calls to reconsider its Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) assessment of chloroprene, while also calling for an independent peer review of the 2010 cancer assessment. Their calls, spelled out in a Jan. 24 letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan, renew Republicans’ criticism of the IRIS program while also putting a new focus on the agency’s landmark enforcement action against...

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