"The EPA's pesticide office is clearly willing to bend over backwards, including disregarding its own guidelines for evaluating cancer risks, to give the industry what it wants."
"EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler must immediately withdraw these unlawful proposals that threaten the health and well-being of all Americans."
If the secret science rule is adopted, EPA officials will have to pretend that this kind of research doesn’t exist, since the patient records that it draws on can’t be made public.
Roundup weedkiller did not have to require cancer warnings, according to the EPA and Justice Department.
"The troubling extent to which the Trump EPA went to break the law and abuse the regulatory process in order to benefit individual political benefactors from the glider truck industry."
“This appalling decision leaves cyanide traps lurking in our wild places to threaten people, pets, and imperiled animals.”
"When a study shows 99% of death occurring at exposure levels below that threshold, that should make us look much harder at whether the threshold protects people effectively enough.”
In the case of asbestos, the EPA's new direction would mean ignoring almost 8.9 million tones of asbestos-containing products.
“With Trump's EPA reversing even the most commonsense protections, our health, and the health of all species, is in serious danger.”
“The EPA is seeking to turn its back on studies that enable its core mission: to safeguard environmental health and protect American communities from harm."