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Advisory Board Won’t Make Deadline for Rule Review

August 22, 2019 / by

Sean Reilly /

E&E News

Chris Zarba, EPN member and former Director, EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB), is quoted in this article about EPA’s SAB missing next month’s deadline for completing independent assessments of several high-profile EPA proposed rules, which raises the odds that the agency could issue the final versions before the reviews are complete. 

Cancer Testing Revamp Races On, Worrying Greens And Industry

July 26, 2019 / by

Corbin Hiar /


EPN members Penny Fenner-Crisp, former Senior Science Advisor to the Director, EPA Office of Pesticide Programs, and Bernard Goldstein, former chair, EPA Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee, and former EPA Assistant Administrator for Research and Development, were quoted in this article about the rushed and haphazard process EPA used to develop its updates to the carcinogen and non-cancer risk assessment guidelines, sidelining the scientific input of two advisory committees.

Wheeler Wants To Fast-Track Review Of Soot Standards

July 26, 2019 / by

Sean Reilly /


EPN member John Bachmann, former Associate Director for Science/Policy and New Programs, EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, was quoted in this article about EPA’s refusal to reinstate the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) Particulate Matter (PM) Review Panel despite objections from the Committee’s members regarding their ability to adequately review federal soot standards without its expertise.

War On Science: Trump Administration Muzzles Climate Experts, Critics Say

July 26, 2019 / by

Emily Holden /

The Guardian

Christopher Zarba, EPN member and former Director, EPA Science Advisory Board, was quoted in this article about efforts by the Trump Administration to sideline, marginalize, and otherwise prevent government scientists and experts from researching climate change.

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