Scientific groups call for diversity on EPA advisory panels

April 30, 2021
A coalition of 16 scientific, professional, and academic organizations is calling on EPA and other federal science agencies to revamp their science advisory bodies to include more diversity of gender, race, ethnicity and other factors, arguing that doing so will improve the quality of advice the boards give to the federal government. The Union of Concerned Scientists, American Public Health Association (APHA) and the American Geophysical Union (AGU) were among the signatories to an April 29 letter to EPA and...

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