The Assault Against Science Continues at the E.P.A

New York Times

Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency effectively disbanded a scientific panel of experts on microscopic airborne pollutants that helped the agency figure out what level of pollutants are safe to breathe. The agency also dropped plans for a similar panel of experts to help assess another dangerous pollutant, ground-level ozone. These decisions were the latest assaults on science at an agency that depends on science to protect Americans’ health, safety and quality of life.

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