EPA Risk Assessment Is Too Political: Democrats

Law360, New York (April 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Democratic lawmakers have challenged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's revised method of assessing the risk of toxic chemicals, arguing in a Senate hearing that the White House is now too involved and could easily put politics before science and safety.

“Under EPA’s new approach politics can be – and already has been – injected into multiple stages in the process,” Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, said Tuesday at a committee hearing on the issue.

Earlier this month,...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.