EMPLOYEE GROUP RAISES CONCERNS THAT NEW PARK SERVICE UNIFORMS COULD INCREASE DISEASE RISK

From: Government Executive

““No one has apparently even asked whether environmentally sensitive federal lands and waters will be subjected to doses of antimicrobial chemicals, insecticides and other commercial poisons every time these treated garments are washed,” said Kyla Bennett, a former Environmental Protection Agency scientist and attorney and now a director at PEER. “This information vacuum shows incredibly sloppy Park Service decision-making that is not just off-the-cuff but off-the-wall.””

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