OIG Seeks Formal Talks With EPA To Further Tighten Science Integrity Policy

June 18, 2024
EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) says it will invoke a formal dispute resolution process to address what it says are the agency’s inadequate plans to strengthen scientific integrity protections for staff in the wake of an investigation that found the Trump White House interfered in the research office’s risk assessment of a key PFAS. OIG on June 12 released a new memo telling EPA that it continues to “strongly disagree” with the agency’s response to one of its five...

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