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White House pressured EPA to weaken toxin report.

By Satyam Khanna

"White House pressured EPA to weaken toxin report."

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According to an upcoming GAO report, the White House “pressured the Environmental Protection Agency to weaken requirements that companies annually disclose releases of toxic chemicals,” meaning that “industry will have to file 22,000 fewer reports each year, reducing an important public monitoring tool on industrial emissions.”

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