NASEM Report Urges ‘Systems-Based’ EPA Research To Bridge Legal Silos

March 10, 2023
A new report from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine (NASEM) urges EPA to overhaul its research operations into a “systems-based” approach that would allow it to more effectively tackle a web of interconnected but legally-separate issues, such as cumulative dangers from air and water pollution and the myriad effects of climate change. “The key challenges associated with environmental protection today are complex and affected by many interacting factors, requiring a host of new scientific tools and methods,”...

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