Royal Society of Chemistry

Scientists at EPA allege ‘deliberate tampering’ with chemical risk reviews

by Royal Society of Chemistry | July 13, 2021
“Officials at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have ‘improperly altered’ safety assessments of new and existing chemicals for years and are continuing to do so, four scientists at the agency claim in a complaint filed by the non-profit environmental protection ...

Nuclear agency proposes deregulating disposal of some US radioactive waste

by Royal Society of Chemistry | April 15, 2020
“The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is facing protests after proposing that low-level radioactive waste be disposed of in commercial landfills not explicitly designed to hold it, rather than at licenced radioactive waste sites. The NRC’s proposal, issued in March, declares ...