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EPA Adds Science Advisers to Panel Reviewing Air Standards

Oct. 10, 2018, 10:47 PM

Five specialists in toxicology, ecology, medicine, and atmospheric science will join a committee charged with advising the EPA on air quality standards for ozone, fine particulates, and other pollutants.

EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler said the fully staffed, seven-member Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee will now assist the agency in reviewing the latest scientific research to determine whether to relax, retain, or tighten the 2015 ground-level ozone standards of 70 parts per billion.

Committee Chairman Tony Cox and James Boylan, with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, will be joined by:

  • Sabine Lange, toxicology division section manager for ...

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