Supporters Urge EPA to Fix Flaws in Science ‘Transparency’ Rule

Aug. 21, 2018, 11:00 AM

An EPA plan to limit the types of science the agency uses to back up regulations lacks crucial details and should be redone, according to Texas, which backs the agency’s intention.

Instead, the Environmental Protection Agency should create a work group or review panel of experts to help develop crucial details about the plan—which EPA says would make the science it uses more “transparent"—and release a second version of the proposal, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality said in its comments. That was one of several suggestions the EPA received to strengthen its proposal.

“The lack of specific ...

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