The EPA plans to push out its ill-conceived restricted science rule by the end of this year, and at this rate, it will do so without internal or external input or peer review. Today, the EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) will meet to discuss a narrow piece of the rule, but so far has not thoroughly examined the full proposal.
July 26, 2019 5:10 PM EDT
At the last EPA Science Advisory Board meeting in June, the EPA SAB was asked to partake in a consultation process in review of the EPA’s planned changes to its cancer and noncancer risk assessment guidelines. These guidelines are used by the agency to help it figure out whether chemicals pose an unacceptable risk to human health and the environment. Read more >
July 15, 2019 4:00 PM EDT
June 6, 2019 8:58 AM EDT
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler raised some eyebrows at yesterday’s EPA’s Science Advisory Board meeting with one particularly misguided statement. Read more >