Former Trump Advisor Urges NAS To Overhaul EPA’s NAAQS Framework

July 19, 2021
Tony Cox, the former Trump-era chairman of a key EPA advisory panel, is urging a special panel of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to overhaul the agency’s scientific process for reviewing federal air quality standards even as a top EPA science official is defending the method and suggesting it does not need to be revised. Speaking July 19 on a virtual briefing for members of the special NAS panel, industry consultant Cox, who led EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory...

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