EPA Seeks ‘Meaningful’ Goal As It Drops Plan To End Animal Testing By 2035

December 16, 2021
EPA is acknowledging that it has formally dropped its controversial Trump-era directive to largely eliminate the use of mammalian animal testing by 2035, a move the agency suggested in its recent release of an updated “New Approach Methods (NAMs) Work Plan” from which all references to the directive were stripped. But in a Dec. 15 statement to Inside TSCA , EPA emphasized that officials will continue to work to advance the Trump-era goals of eliminating animal testing while seeking “deeper...

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