Guide to Considering Children’s Health When Developing EPA Actions: Implementing Executive Order 13045 and EPA’s Policy on Evaluating Health Risks to Children
|This document is a step-by-step guide to assist Agency staff in integrating children’s health considerations into EPA’s Action Development Process (ADP). It describes the provisions of Executive Order 13045 “Protection of Children from Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks” and EPA’s “Policy on Evaluating Health Risks to Children.” This guide also is designed to assist EPA staff in determining whether rules are subject to the Executive Order, whether the Agency Policy applies to an action and what should be done to address the Executive Order and/or EPA’s policy in the development of a rule or Agency action.
|Payne-Sturges D, Miles-McLean S, Kataoka M, Patel M, Owens N. (2006). Guide to Considering Children’s Health When Developing EPA Actions: Implementing Executive Order 13045 and EPA’s Policy on Evaluating Health Risks to Children. U.S EPA. Washington DC.
|U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
|School of Public Health
|Maryland Institute of Applied Environmental Health
|Digital Repository at the University of Maryland
|University of Maryland (College Park, Md)
|OPEI Regulatory Development Series;
|Risk assessment, children's environmental heath, regulatory development, policy
|Guide to Considering Children’s Health When Developing EPA Actions: Implementing Executive Order 13045 and EPA’s Policy on Evaluating Health Risks to Children