Category: Censored Science

Censored Science: EPN’s Request to Extend the Deadline for Comments

On April 24, 2018, EPA Administrator Pruitt proposed to restrict the use of scientific studies in setting rules and agency policies. EPN is taking a very close look at this far-reaching proposal and has written a letter to Administrator Pruitt and the EPA asking for an extension on time for public comment. [Read more]

Censored Science: Legal Analysis; Why Scott Pruitt’s Decision to Ignore Certain Scientific Studies When EPA Sets Air Quality Standards Is Illegal

On April 24, 2018, Trump’s EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed to restrict the use of scientific studies in setting rules and agency policies. EPN explains why Pruitt’s proposal would not only be dangerous to public health, but also illegal. [Read more]

Censored Science: Policy Analysis

On April 24, 2018, EPA Administrator Pruitt proposed to restrict the use of scientific studies in setting rules and agency policies. EPN explains how existing programs, such as controlling certain toxic pollutants in air, drinking water, and solid waste, that might not be possible today if the EPA had adopted a proposal such as the one currently being presented. [Read more]

Censored Science Proposal: Executive Summary

Scientist looking through microscope

On April 24, 2018, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has proposed a regulation that would restrict EPA’s use of scientific studies, unless the raw underlying data and the models used to analyze data supporting the study are available for public review.  [Read more]