IHS Chemical Week

EnviroTech :: Environment

ACC Asks EPA to Withdraw Dioxin Assessment Due to New IRIS Mandate

9:52 AM MST | December 22, 2011 | Kara Sissell

ACC is asking EPA to withdraw its review of dioxin’s noncancer health effects, saying that recently passed legislation will require the agency to demonstrate how the assessment meets certain recommendations issued last April by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS; Washington). “To comply with Congress’s direction, EPA should withdraw the dioxin assessment from interagency review and take the necessary steps to implement the NAS recommendations,” says ACC president and CEO Cal Dooley in a recent letter to EPA administrator Lisa Jackson...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.



Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.

 














 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa