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WOTUS review stumps advisers: ‘The science isn’t right’

EPA's Science Advisory Board continues its meeting today in Washington, D.C. Ariel Wittenberg/E&E News

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Members of EPA’s Science Advisory Board grappled with whether and how to weigh in on the Trump administration’s rollback of clean water standards given the administration’s insistence that the proposal is a question of policy, not science. “They have the right to change the policy, but the science isn’t right,” member Robert Merritt said.