Stakeholders Clash Over Path For Arsenic Assessment Ahead Of SAB Review

January 3, 2024
On the eve of a Science Advisory Board (SAB) peer review, environmentalists, industry groups, the water sector and academics are at odds over the next steps for EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) assessment of inorganic arsenic, with some urging the agency to make major changes to its draft while others say it should quickly finalize the document. An SAB panel is set to meet virtually on Jan. 5 for a preliminary discussion of the arsenic assessment, ahead of its...

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