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UCS, Harvard scientists criticize CASAC air pollution review shift

March 22, 2019
Two prominent air quality scientists are raising major concerns over a shift in how EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) considers “causation” of health effects by pollution -- starting with a review of particulate matter (PM) emissions -- arguing it could lead to weaker air standards and other health protections. In a March 21 article in the journal Science , Gretchen Goldman of the Union of Concerned Scientists, and Francesca Dominici of the Harvard School of Public Health, attack...

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