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New EPA Advisory Committees' Chairmen Have History Of Agency Criticism

November 14, 2017
The new chairmen of two influential EPA science advisory committees have a history of criticizing the agency's scientific analyses in ways fundamental to how EPA evaluates and seeks to support regulations to manage environmental risks, ranging from risk assessment approaches generally to specific air pollutants and chemicals. However, the newly announced chairman of a third scientific advisory panel, who served as EPA research chief during the George W. Bush administration, does not appear to have provided such critical testimony. Both...

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