Panel: EPA Should Reassess Dioxin Threat

Despite decades of work, the Environmental Protection Agency still needs to redo its assessment of one of the most notorious chemicals in the world: dioxin. A committee convened by the National Academy of Sciences says the EPA's methods are flawed and need to be reworked. The report, published Tuesday, is the latest turn in a decades-long saga involving dioxin.

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