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NAS Praises EPA's Efforts To Improve IRIS, Underscoring Congress' Action

April 11, 2018
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is praising EPA's efforts to improve its influential but controversial risk analysis program, the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), and even backs supporters' efforts to keep Republicans from consolidating the program with EPA's toxics office, underscoring steps Congress took in EPA's recent budget bill. The new findings from an NAS panel, released April 11, mark a significant change for the program in the Trump administration. IRIS has faced years of critical reviews from NAS...

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