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Category: Safety

CNN article perpetuates “chemical-free” myth

CNN recently published an article about a new product that will increase the shelf life of certain fruits and vegetables. Food waste is a globally relevant and timely topic,...

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...

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...

There to lend a helping hand

By Alexis Schlatre, Guest Contributor August and September were marked by three of the largest hurricanes the United States has seen since Hurricane Wilma in 2005. The damage from...

Protecting our heroes with high performance plastics

This has been a difficult year for the many Americans who have experienced wildfires and storm-related flooding. So it’s also a fitting time to honor the heroes who put...