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Science Rule Schedule Slips As EPA Readies Supplemental, Wheeler Says

September 19, 2019
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler told the House science committee Sept. 19 that the agency’s schedule for issuing its controversial rule barring regulators from relying on scientific research that is not published has slipped as the agency is preparing to issue a supplemental proposal in early 2020. “I was hoping [the supplemental] would be published prior to 2020, but in my staff notes, I’m told early next year,” Wheeler said in response to lawmakers’ questions. “Things seem to take longer than...

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