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Letter to EPA Administrator Questioning CHEERS Study

Nov 30, 2004
Letterhead for the Committee on Science
November 30, 2004

The Honorable Michael Leavitt
Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, DC 20460

Dear Mr. Leavitt:

We are writing to inquire about the Longitudinal Field Measurement Study of Infants and Toddler's Aggregate Exposure to Pesticides and Persistent Pollutants the Agency planned to initiate this fall with the Centers for Disease Control, the Duval County Florida Health Department and the American Chemistry Council.  We are encouraged by the recent decision to postpone this study.  The agency's intention of directing a study focused on children of such a young age to chemical exposures raises a number of questions and concerns...

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108th Congress