Scientists object to federal order on pesticide testing

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The OMB directive requires the Environmental Protection Agency to accept 'to the greatest extent possible' existing toxicity data on pesticides in lieu of conducting new tests on the 67 chemicals selected for investigation. The order has angered some scientists, who contend that it would allow the pesticide makers to selectively submit outdated studies that show the pesticides are safe.

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