human testing

EPA Delays Experiments Exposing Children to Chemicals

EPA Delays Experiments Exposing Children to Chemicals Studies Modeled on Infamous CHEERS Underline Enduring Ethical Uncertainties Washington, DC — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is temporarily shelving two studies which involve exposing infants and...

HUMAN EXPERIMENT ETHICS REMAIN UNSETTLED AT EPA

Washington, DC — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is still struggling with deciding what ethical safeguards are needed in its experiments testing pesticides and other chemicals on human beings. EPA’s latest effort pointedly avoids laying out concrete rules on...

PESTICIDE INDUSTRY PLOTTED BUSH HUMAN TESTING POLICY

Washington, DC — One month before the Bush administration proposed rules authorizing experiments on humans with pesticides and other chemicals, its key operatives met with pesticide industry lobbyists to map out its provisions, according to meeting notes posted today...

EPA OKAYS CHEMICAL TESTING ON FETAL TISSUE

Washington, DC — Without any public notice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has rewritten its proposed rule on human experiments to authorize chemical testing on fetal tissue, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). The...