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EPA Makes a Good Move on Chemical Secrecy

Ben Somberg | January 21, 2010

The EPA announced yesterday that they’re changing the way they treat manufacturers’ claims that certain information about toxic chemicals should be kept secret.

Richard Denison of EDF has a useful explanation and analysis of this good news.

Rena Steinzor and Matt Shudtz explored the dangers of secrecy in chemical science in a 2007 CPR white paper, Sequestered Science: Secrets Threatening Public Health.


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