Wheeler Orders Broad Review Of IRIS' Agenda, Role, Heightening Concerns

July 27, 2018
EPA's Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler has launched a broad review of the agency's premiere chemical risk analysis program, a move that critics say could allow the new chief and other political appointees to kill or delay pending Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) assessments, including the controversial draft analysis of formaldehyde. “What I have asked the IRIS program is that we need to make sure we have identified the customer for analysis,” Wheeler told reporters at July 25 event on the...

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