Volume 91 Issue 11 | p. 30
Issue Date: March 18, 2013

EPA’s Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program

EPA’s Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Safety
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: endocrine disrupter, EPA

1996 Congress passes the Food Quality Protection Act and amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act, requiring EPA to develop a program to screen chemicals for possible endocrine-disrupting effects.

1998 EPA establishes the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program, closely following recommendations of an external advisory committee, the Endocrine Disruptor Screening & Testing Advisory Committee.

1999 EPA enters an agreement with the Natural Resources Defense Council to settle part of a lawsuit for missing its deadline for . . .

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