US EPA advisory panel votes to assess science behind CPP rollback

Published 17:23 on June 1, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:07 on June 1, 2018  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

The US EPA’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) voted late Thursday to review whether several of the agency’s decisions to repeal or weaken environmental policies such as the Clean Power Plan (CPP) were based on insufficient scientific information, serving as a possible check on Administrator Scott Pruitt’s efforts to scale back GHG regulations.

The US EPA’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) voted late Thursday to review whether several of the agency’s decisions to repeal or weaken environmental policies such as the Clean Power Plan (CPP) were based on insufficient scientific information, serving as a possible check on Administrator Scott Pruitt’s efforts to scale back GHG regulations.

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