Inside EPA - 01/10/2020

Criticizing Rollbacks, SAB Highlights Clash With EPA Over Proper Role

January 2, 2020
EPA’s science advisers are sharply criticizing several major deregulatory initiatives being advanced by the Trump administration, raising legal threats to those rules while also underscoring the importance of a broader clash between the advisers and Administrator Andrew Wheeler over the board’s future role reviewing such rules. The criticism from the Science Advisory Board (SAB), outlined in a series of Dec. 31 draft reports that the board will consider finalizing later this month, covers major climate change, water, air and science...

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