Panel: EPA Should Reassess Dioxin Threat A committee convened by the National Academy of Sciences says the Environmental Protection Agency's review of dangers posed by the chemical dioxin is flawed and needs to be reworked. Despite decades of research, scientists have been unable to agree for certain on whether dioxin causes cancer in humans.
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Panel: EPA Should Reassess Dioxin Threat

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Panel: EPA Should Reassess Dioxin Threat

Panel: EPA Should Reassess Dioxin Threat

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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.