Local cancer survivor speaks out against Trump's EPA nominee.

Trevor Schaefer, first made headlines when "Trevor's Law" was adopted last year as a part of Congress' overhaul of the Toxic Substances Control Act.

BOISE - A local brain cancer survivor is speaking out against President Trump's new pick for the nation's top chemical regulator.

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Is your shampoo poisoning your drinking water?

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EPA’s toxic substances rules face first legal tests.

Two of the EPA’s core regulations for implementing the nation’s amended chemicals law face early legal challenges from more than a dozen environmental, labor, and health organizations.

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Greens sue EPA over toxic chemical rules.

Several environmental groups are challenging new chemical safety regulations issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Scott Pruitt embraces industry-backed chemical approval process under the guise of public safety.

Industry is once again cheering Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, this time for clearing a backlog of some 600 chemicals that had previously been waiting for approval. But environmental experts worry that Pruitt is using the chemical backlog as a smokescreen to streamline the agency’s chemical approval process at the behest of industry — and at the expense of public health and safety.

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EPA completes review of chemical approval backlog.

BY DEVIN HENRY - 08/07/17 04:54 PM EDT

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EPA to release new chemical control rules within month.

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EPA staffers, Trump official clashed over new chemical rules.

EPA staffers, Trump official clashed over new chemical rules

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Prioritizing health was intent of new chemicals reforms.

By Senator Tom Udall

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EPA to issue three chemical rules, 10 risk review plans.

By Pat Rizzuto

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EPA chemical data release to aid toxics law compliance, analyses.

Information about chemicals made in and imported into the U.S. since 2012 should be publicly available at the end of May, an EPA spokesman told Bloomberg BNA April 20.

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Industry, activists diverge on ‘best science’ under toxics law.

The EPA must define terms like “best available science” mandated by its chemicals statute so the regulated community can understand how the agency will analyze the risks of chemicals companies make or use, trade associations said.

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A US trade deal out of the EU’s REACH would be a health and safety disaster.

A US trade deal out of the EU’s Reach would be a health and safety disaster

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At Trump’s EPA, less science and more industry.

by Lauren Coleman-Lochner

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Experts agree EPA review of dioxane, other toxic chemicals is needed.

ANN ARBOR, MI - From a public health standpoint, there's a lot at stake in how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency decides to implement new rules and regulations for toxic chemicals in the coming years.

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