Originally posted on http://ift.tt/14bRKmK :

"An investigation by the Center for Public Integrity and InsideClimate News found that TERA has strong financial ties to industry. More than 50 percent of the peer-review panels TERA has organized since 1995 were for studies funded by industry groups. TERA also runs a risk-assessment database that receives financial and in-kind support from many companies and government agencies."

Scientist with industry ties won't lead EPA chemical risk-assessment program
EPA decides not to name Michael Dourson, whose nonprofit does work for the chemical industry, to run the chemical assessment program.