Ozone exposure, high genetic variation increase autism risk
Children with high levels of genetic variation who experience elevated exposure to ozone are at a much greater risk for developing autism than children who experience just one of those factors, a recent study found.
Feds move to roll back sandblasting mineral safety regs
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposed a rule Friday that would roll back some Obama-era worker protections related to a mineral that can cause lung cancer and other diseases.
Chemical risk reviews could be issued more quickly — IG
U.S. EPA's Office of Inspector General today released a report claiming that the agency's chemicals office is not reviewing chemical risk assessments as quickly as it could.
Groups file lawsuit over EPA safety regs delay
Several groups yesterday filed a motion in a lawsuit seeking to overturn U.S. EPA plans to delay chemical safety regulations.
New rules mark TSCA reform anniversary
U.S. EPA today issued three new chemical rules and documents on the first 10 risk evaluations it will complete under the nation's new chemical safety law.