The Independent: US Environmental Protection Agency tested diesel fumes on children

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Payton Guion
The Independent

In experiments conducted between 2003 and 2010 and funded by the US Environmental Protection Agency, children as young as 10 years of age were exposed to diesel exhaust, despite well-established warnings against diesel exposure.

An advocacy group called the Energy and Environmental Legal Institute obtained documentation of the experiments through the Freedom of Information Act…

“Not only has EPA been caught violating the letter and spirit of virtually every national and international code, law and regulation for the protection of human subjects in medical experiments developed since World War II,” E&E lawyer David Schnare said in a statement. “But they have done so in shocking style, abusing the most vulnerable people of all, children.”

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2016-12-11T17:07:43+00:00 January 23rd, 2015|EPA 2.5 Human Experimentation Suit, Media Coverage, PM2.5, Schnare|