EPA study on sunscreens sought

  • Jamie Welter, left, and Nate Loftin talk while applying reef-safe sunscreen at Carlsmith Beach Park in Keaukaha on Thursday. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine calls for the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct a risk assessment of the active ingredients found in sunscreens to understand their impact on ocean environments.