close
Science News

At Trump’s EPA, Once-Public Chemical Safety Reviews Go Dark

si-industrialchemicals_cc_0
Carly Lesser & Art Drauglis/Flickr

At Trump’s EPA, once-public chemical safety reviews go dark

Science Magazine

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appears to no longer be releasing preliminary assessments of potentially hazardous new chemicals or new uses of existing chemicals, according to documents reviewed by E&E News. The development means the public has no way to know whether the agency has initial concerns or has granted companies preliminary authorization to begin manufacturing new chemicals or using them in novel ways.