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EPA's Failure To Seek Advice Frustrates Children's Health Panel Members

October 16, 2018
EPA's failure to date to ask the agency's children's health advisory committee for input on policy questions is frustrating members of the panel who say they cannot be effective without requests from the agency, and prompting the committee chairwoman to say she will write Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler about the issue. In recent years, the Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC) has written two to three substantive letters to the EPA administrator per year, responding to charge questions the agency...

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