TITLE

IRIS Redux

AUTHOR(S)
Bergeson, Lynn L.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Oct2009, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reformed the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) to revitalize the program and ensure its scientific quality. The process associated with IRIS assessments will be shortened to 23 months. It will include the opportunity for public comment and rely on an external peer review. The agency will conduct a scientific literature search and initiate a data call-in prior to a draft IRIS assessment.
ACCESSION #
44959911

 

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