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Critiques of Chemical Analyses Set for June, EPA’s Dunn Says (1)

May 6, 2019, 3:39 PMUpdated: May 6, 2019, 8:19 PM

The EPA expects scientists to begin critiquing its 10 draft chemical risk evaluations in June to enable the agency to decide by December whether any of the substances pose an unreasonable risk that triggers regulation.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals is likely to hold its first meeting in June, Alexandra Dapolito Dunn, assistant administrator for chemical safety and pollution prevention, told Bloomberg Environment May 6.

Dunn discussed her plans for the coming year and ways her previous jobs in the private, public, and academic sectors will influence how she oversees both pesticides and chemicals.

She...

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