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EPA chief directs agency to dramatically reduce reliance on animal testing

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday a plan to dramatically reduce its reliance on animal testing to assess the dangers of chemicals, pledging to end nearly all experiments on mammals by 2035.

EPA chief announces plan to eliminate reliance on animal research

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler directed his department to phase out the use of animal research and allocated $4.25 million to advance research on alternative methods that can better predict potential hazards.

EPA to reduce use of animal testing in predicting hazards

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is trying to sharply cut its use of animals for toxicity testing.

San Fernando Valley Rep. Cardenas Questions Feds' Animal Testing

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY — Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) on Monday sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about increases in the agency’s “painful” animal testing and seeking more information about the controversial practice.