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TOMORROW: Media Briefing on New Improvements to EPA’s Scientific Assessment Process

Release Date: 07/11/2011
Contact Information: EPA Press Office,, 202-564-6794

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a media teleconference for reporters at 2:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, on new improvements to its Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) program. IRIS is a key scientific database that provides assessments used to support policy decisions for protecting human health.

WHO: Dr. Paul Anastas, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Research and Development

WHAT: Improvements to EPA’s IRIS Assessment Process

WHEN: Tuesday, July 12, 2011; 2:30 p.m. EDT

WHERE: Participant Dial-in Number: (888) 539-8821; Conference ID: 82669751

HOW: Members of the news media interested in participating should dial in 15 minutes prior to the call

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