WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers are joining scientists in denouncing an industry-backed proposal to dramatically limit what kind of science the Environmental Protection Agency can consider in rule-making.
The opposition is coming at a Washington public hearing Tuesday on a rule proposed by former EPA chief Scott Pruitt. The rule would allow EPA administrators to throw out scientific studies when making regulations if the underlying data isn’t made public.
Scientists, environmentalists, state officials and Democratic lawmakers at the hearing say
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