Is Your Reproductive System In Danger?

The U.S. plans a controversial test of some 87,000 compounds

In September, the Environmental Protection Agency will start seeking public reaction to one of the largest environmental testing programs ever. Under congressional mandate, the agency proposes to screen some 87,000 compounds over the next two years, at a cost to the chemical industry of more than $100 million. It's all aimed at settling a scientific debate stirred up two years ago when some researchers argued that widely used chemicals might be having disastrous effects on the reproductive systems of both humans and animals.

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