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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. 

Wheeler Wants To Fast-Track Review Of Soot Standards

July 26, 2019 / by

Sean Reilly /

E&E

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.

Former Officials Back Challenge To Science Advisers Policy

July 25, 2019 / by

Ellen Gilmer /

Greenwire

EPN members Lynn Goldman, former EPA Assistant Administrator for Toxic Substances, Bernard Goldstein, former chair, EPA Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee, and former EPA Assistant Administrator for Research and Development, and Bob Perciasepe, former EPA Deputy Administrator, were mentioned in this article about an EPA directive that bars recipients of EPA grants from serving on its advisory committees, which prevents some of the most qualified scientists from providing input.

Meet 7 Science Advisers Under Trump

July 24, 2019 / by

Jean Chemnick /

Climatewire

EPN member Christopher Zarba, former Director, EPA Science Advisory Board, was quoted in this article about the seven members who help shape the Trump Administration’s changes on ozone, particulate matter and other pollutants on the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC).

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