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Reinstate Panel of Air Pollution Experts, EPA Advisers Say (1)

Dec. 13, 2018, 4:05 PMUpdated: Dec. 13, 2018, 8:52 PM

Four of the EPA’s seven air pollution science advisers asked the agency Dec. 13 to reinstate a panel of experts to review the air quality standards for particle pollution that was disbanded in October.

The members of the EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee said they fear they lack the diversity in scientific expertise needed to weigh the complicated science without input from subject matter experts. But it was unclear whether the EPA would act on the request.

The move came a day after more than two dozen people, including former advisers to the Environmental Protection Agency, urged the ...

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