TITLE

EPA A FAILURE ON CHEMICALS, AUDIT FINDS

AUTHOR(S)
Kissinger, Meg
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;1/29/2009, Issue 996, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on an audit report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), according to which the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has failed to assess the health risks posed by toxic chemicals to the public. The GAO report states that the EPA lacks adequate scientific information on the toxicity of many chemicals that are found in the environment, and is also unaware about tens of thousands of chemicals used commercially in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
37270293

 

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