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MEJO Joins 90 Scientists and Community Leaders on NRDC Letter Supporting EPA IRIS Program

MEJO Joins 90 Scientists and Community Leaders on NRDC Letter Supporting EPA IRIS Program

MEJO joined 90 scientists, environmental health experts, medical professionals, and community leaders on a letter  by Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Senior Scientist Dr. Jen Sass supporting the EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Program. The NRDC letter asked that the 2018 National Academies review provide support for the IRIS program to continue as an independent chemical assessment program that uses the best scientific methods to ensure protection for public health and the environment.

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Chemical Hazard Assessments Shouldn’t Be Polluter’s Prize

Chemical Hazard Assessments Shouldn’t Be Polluter’s Prize

By Jen Sass, NRDC

A tug of war is taking place this week in Washington DC that will pit environmental health scientists against polluters and their Washington insider allies. The battle ground is the National Academies of Sciences (NAS) – the Nation’s premiere scientific institute providing non-partisan objective guidance for policy makers. The prize is EPA’s premiere chemical hazard assessment program, the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS; See NAS DELS-BEST-17-03).

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