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NEPA, EPA AND RISK ASSESSMENT: Has EPA Lost Its Way?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22940525     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The EPA risk assessment practice denies the inclusion of beneficial responses in the evaluation process. This practice represents a marked deviation from the original guidelines set forth within NEPA, which required the integrated goal of environmental protection as including both a reduction in risk as well as an enhancement of health benefit. It is time for regulatory agencies such as EPA to incorporate both harm and benefit within its risk assessment process.
Authors:
Edward J Calabrese
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1096-0295     ISO Abbreviation:  Regul. Toxicol. Pharmacol.     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214983     Medline TA:  Regul Toxicol Pharmacol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 USA.
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