Volume 93 Issue 23 | p. 23
Issue Date: June 8, 2015

Congress Targets EPA Science Advisory Board

Legislation: Changes could impact agency’s regulation of pollution and commercial chemicals
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Climate Change, Economy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: EPA, Science Advisory Board, transparency, risk assessment, peer review

Congress is moving closer to changing how the Environmental Protection Agency gets the scientific advice that EPA uses in its decisions to regulate commercial chemicals and pollution. The House of Representatives has passed and a Senate committee is now considering legislation that would boost industry’s voice in the scientific advice EPA gets.

The measures, S. 543 in the Senate and H.R. 1029 in the House, would alter EPA’s external . . .

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