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NASEM Outlines Research Agenda To Aid Cumulative Analyses Key To TSCA

March 17, 2023
The National Academies’ new report urging EPA to overhaul its research program includes detailed advice on cumulative risk assessment, just as the TSCA program is seeking input on how it should incorporate that discipline into its evaluations of existing chemicals. Cumulative risk assessment (CRA) is among several “wicked problems” the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) said will require broad, interdisciplinary science approaches to be addressed by the EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD), in its new...

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