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Category: Chemical Regulation

EPA’s proposed rule on transparency in regulatory science gets it right when it comes to the best available science and non-linear modeling approaches

At ACC we’re still doing a deep dive in our review of EPA’s recently proposed rule: Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science. We look forward to submitting comments to help...

Building a strong foundation for chemical security regulations

By Amy Graydon, Guest contributor  Chemicals are essential to our everyday lives. It is hard to think of a field that does not use chemicals—from developing medicines and providing...

The NAS IRIS review: An unnecessarily narrow review of EPA’s troubled chemical assessment program?  

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) announced in December 2017 that it will again review EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). Previous NAS reports, one in 2011 and another...

Warning labels gone wild: The ongoing problem with Prop 65

Last week, we wrote about a victory for American consumers after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a San Francisco ordinance requiring warning labels on soda advertisements. The...

Federal court says soda warning labels are unconstitutional

In a victory for all Americans who believe they have a right to consumer information that is accurate and based on fact, a federal appeals court unanimously ruled last...