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Chemical Testing

Replacing the "Guinea Pig:" Safer, Humane Chemical Tests

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Animal tests are expensive and time consuming, and their relevance is often questioned by stakeholders on one side or the other, leading to disputes over which chemicals represent a real threat.

EPA: No More Eyes Wide Shut?

Elaine Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elaine Shannon

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson is ushering in a new era of openness, so says the EPA. The agency will henceforth disallow the shielding of disquieting test data on known chemicals behind the cloak of "confidential business information."