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When EPA scientists finished their first draft of the dioxin assessment, President Reagan had just begun his second term. Here the president is pictured here with Mikhail Gorbachev at the Reykjavik Summit. Photo courtesy Ronald Reagan Library

10/11/1986 Trip to Iceland Reykjavik Summit Arrival of General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev at Hofdi House

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About the author: Francesca Grifo is an expert on political interference in science and practices to ensure transparency and integrity at the intersection of science and policy. In addition, Dr. Grifo has more than 30 years of experience in environmental issues including biodiversity conservation, environmental education and global change and human health. She holds a Ph.D. in botany. Subscribe to Francesca's posts

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