SAB Eyes Pushing EPA To Explain ‘Discrepancy’ In Arsenic Risk Findings

January 29, 2024
Members of the Science Advisory Board (SAB) panel reviewing EPA’s draft risk assessment of inorganic arsenic appear poised to recommend the agency explain what some see as a “discrepancy” between its estimated “safe” exposure level for non-cancer harms and the results of a more novel approach that appear to show risks continuing even below that level. “There’s a contradiction, a discrepancy in this assessment,” Gloria Post, a toxicologist with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, said during SAB’s Jan...

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