Leading Scientists to Congress: Do Not Block Government List of Cancer-Causing Chemicals | Common Dreams

More than 70 leading scientists are calling on Congress to reject an attempt to block a biennial government assessment of the cancer risks posed by industrial chemicals and other agents. A letter sent Tuesday by the scientists to key senators and representatives urged lawmakers to resist efforts by the chemical industry and its allies in Congress to “delay and ultimately destroy” the federal government’s efforts to “provide the public with unbiased, authoritative scientific assessments” of such hazardous industrial chemicals as formaldehyde and styrene.

via Leading Scientists to Congress: Do Not Block Government List of Cancer-Causing Chemicals | Common Dreams.

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