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House, Senate Republicans Ramp Up Scrutiny Of EPA's Pesticide Reviews

September 26, 2016
House and Senate Republicans are ramping up their scrutiny of EPA's risk reviews for commonly used herbicides, seeking documents from the agency's registration reviews of atrazine and glyphosate, and questioning the National Institutes Of Health's (NIH) support of an international panel that deemed glyphosate a possible carcinogen. In a Sept. 23 letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) seeks EPA documents supporting the agency's draft ecological review of atrazine, noting...

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