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EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signs a directive for reduced animal testing

The bold memorandum calls for the agency to reduce its requests for, and funding of, mammal studies by 30 percent by 2025, and eliminate all mammal study requests and funding by 2035. The memo references new approach methods (NAMs), which include any technologies, methodologies, approaches or combinations thereof that can be used to provide information on chemical hazard and potential human exposure that can avoid or significantly reduce the use of testing on animals.
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