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EPA chemical regulations lax

Meg Kissinger and Susanne Rust of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel detailed how the Environmental Protection Agency fails to regulate chemicals that are made in excess of one million pounds a year. The EPA vowed to crack down on these types of chemicals years ago but has made little progress – largely because chemical makers can ignore the federal agency without consequences. The investigation is the latest installment from the reporters who have spent the last 16 months chronicling the lax regulation of the chemical industry.

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