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Second court dismisses EPA science advisor policy suit

March 22, 2019
Another federal district judge has dismissed a suit from environmentalists over the Trump EPA's policy barring scientists who are receiving EPA research grants from serving on any of its advisory committees, this time finding that the plaintiff, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), did not have standing to sue. Judge William Pauley, III, of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York March 21 dismissed NRDC v. Wheeler , finding the plaintiffs did not meet the injury...

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