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Regan Targets Childhood Lead Exposures, Readies Equity Task Force

May 5, 2021
EPA Administrator Michael Regan raised disparities in lead exposures and asthma rates as top priorities in his first briefing with children’s health officials, including as potential subjects of a planned agency-wide task force on racial equity, Office of Children’s Health Protection (OCHP) Director Jeanne Briskin says. During a May 3 meeting of EPA’s Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC), Briskin said she and OCHP colleagues briefed Regan last week and found him “very supportive of children’s environmental health issues. He...

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