We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Report Faults EPA's Review Of Perchlorate Risks

Law360 (January 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s deputy inspector general has criticized the agency for improperly reviewing whether perchlorate, a toxic component in rocket fuel that has been found in high levels in U.S. drinking water, poses risks to human health.

Deputy Inspector General Bill A. Roderick issued a report Dec. 30 that found that the EPA should not have evaluated perchlorate individually, but should have followed its own guidelines and looked at the cumulative impact of perchlorate and other chemicals that stress the thyroid’s ability to uptake...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.