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ACC: EPA Work Plan Chemicals methodology on the right track

1:16 PM MDT | March 19, 2013 | Rebecca Coons

EPA's general approach in prioritizing chemicals for further review and target assessment under its Work Plan Chemicals program can, with "some important and necessary refinements," help the agency effectively evaluate existing chemicals in commerce, according to public comments by ACC on EPA's first draft risk assessments. EPA's proposal—first issued in January—targeted five chemicals in household product applications and represented a significant step in defining its approach to chemical management using its existing authority under the...

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