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EPA Builds Panel to Study Health Effects of PM2.5 Changes

June 12, 2019 / by

Sean Reilly /

E&E News

EPN members 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 assembling an expert panel to review a draft report on techniques for estimating the health benefits of cuts in fine particulates at low levels.

 

US EPA’s Science Advisory Board Votes to Review Science Transparency Proposal

June 6, 2019 / by

Zack Hale /

S&P Global

EPN members Chris Zarba, former Director, EPA Science Advisory Board, and Steve Silverman, former Attorney, EPA Office of General Counsel, are quoted in this article about the Science Advisory Board rejecting EPA’s call to take a narrow look at its scientific transparency proposal by voting to review it, signaling keen interest in the far-reaching consequences the proposal could have on public health and environmental regulations. A similar piece quoting Chris Zarba ran in E&E News.

EPA Science Advisers Push Back on Wheeler, Say He’s Minimizing Their Role

June 5 2019 / by

Marianne Lavelle /

InsideClimate News

John Bachmann, former Associate Director for Science/Policy and New Programs, EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, is quoted in this article about Administrator Wheeler’s vow to make greater use of the Science Advisory Board amidst protests from some advisers and outside experts that the agency is instead limiting its role.

EPA May Sideline Scientists in Changes to Cost-Benefit Analysis

June 4, 2019 / by

Amena H. Saiyid /

Bloomberg Environment

EPN members Chris Zarba, former Director, EPA Science Advisory Board, and John Bachmann, former Associate Director for Science/Policy and New Programs, EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, are quoted in this article about EPA’s plan to forego a review by scientific advisers on the agency’s planned changes to how it justifies the need for major air regulations, which former agency employees and environmental groups say could result in weaker public health protections.

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