More Allegations That EPA Scientists Are Pressured To Alter Reports

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“Whistleblowers responsible for completing chemical risk assessments have come forward with allegations that their reports have been and continue to be “improperly altered to completely eliminate or minimize risk calculations,” according to a complaint filed by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) on behalf of four scientists who work in EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP).

Perhaps the most disturbing aspect of the complaint is that these issues have persisted across multiple administrations. According to PEER, “our clients attest that the problems in OCSPP are not due solely to the Trump Administration and its appointees. The issues faced by our clients occurred prior to Trump taking office, throughout the Trump years, and continue under the current administration.”

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