Last Friday EPA released the non cancer portion of the dioxin reassessment. Acknowledging the toxicity of dioxin, EPA established a first time ever reference dose for dioxin which is much lower than established by the World Health Organization.
Lone Tree joined our friends at CHEJ along with a broad coalition of other public health, veterans groups and environmentalist calling for the release of this important public health document
Of course, Dow Chemical and the American Chemistry Council continue to whine about the release of this document.
You can read the entire document online. EPA’s findings have significant implications for the GREAT LAKES BAY REGION awash in some of the nation’s highest concentrations of dioxin.