OCSPP Adopts Science, New-Chemicals Reforms To Restore ‘Public Trust’

October 14, 2021
EPA’s chemical safety office is convening a new science council to inform its TSCA and pesticide work, led by a newly appointed senior science advisor who will report directly to the office’s chief, while also adopting reforms at the new-chemicals office -- efforts aimed at restoring “public trust” in the wake of alleged scientific integrity violations. In its Oct. 14 release announcing the moves, the agency says those changes and others still under consideration will bolster scientific integrity of Chemical...

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