BOSC Eyes Call For EPA Focus On Water Research To Aid Decisionmakers

November 19, 2020
Draft recommendations from EPA research advisors on high-profile water quality issues urge the agency to focus its research efforts on outcomes that will help decisionmakers, praising the agency’s approach to microplastics and seeking to narrow the agency’s focus on mapping waters and developing new recreational water quality criteria. The recommendations from a Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) water subcommittee are expected to be finalized later this year and respond to requests for guidance from the Office of Research and Development’s...


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