Inside EPA - 04/05/2019

EPA Science Advisers Urge New PM NAAQS Panel, Possibly Derailing Review

March 28, 2019
EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC), which advises the agency on how to set federal air standards, will urge the agency to reconstitute a specialized panel Trump officials disbanded to help review particulate matter (PM) limits, a move that would throw the administration’s timeline for completing its review into disarray. On a March 28 teleconference, the seven-member chartered CASAC agreed to ask EPA to either reconstitute the dismissed panel, or to form a similar panel of experts in diverse...

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