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17 09, 2018

Heartland Podcast with Steve Milloy: Bringing Sound Science Practices to the EPA

2018-12-19T13:45:16-04:00September 17th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Media Coverage, Milloy, Policy, Secret Science|

H. Sterling Burnett, Interviewer Heartland Institute Under President Donald Trump, EPA has begun a concerted effort to end corruption and bring transparency to the science used by the agency to underpin regulations. EPA has ended the use of secret science, instilling rules to increase transparency and testability of the science used by the agency, has [...]

17 07, 2018

E&E Legal’s Steve Milloy Testifies to EPA on Science Transparency

2018-12-19T13:46:18-04:00July 17th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, EPA, Milloy, Policy, Secret Science, Testimony|

Junkscience.com founder and E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow testified yesterday on a topic he literally wrote the book: science reform.  In the testimony he said in part: Since 1990s, EPA grantees like Harvard’s Doug Dockery and Brigham Young University’s Arden Pope have refused to make available to the public the raw data used in their epidemiologic [...]

12 06, 2018

E&E News: Steve Milloy doesn’t like ‘climate bedwetters’

2018-06-12T13:55:49-04:00June 12th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Media Coverage, Milloy, Secret Science|

by Scott Waldman E&E News reporter Climate change. Secondhand smoke. Air pollution. There's a growing body of science showing that humans are threatened by all three. Policymakers have spent years crafting public health protections based on that research. Steve Milloy just sees junk to debunk. The former securities lawyer and Trump EPA transition official has [...]

25 04, 2018

Breitbart: #Yuge: Scott Pruitt Bans Junk Science from the EPA

2018-04-25T16:05:26-04:00April 25th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Media Coverage, Milloy, Secret Science|

by James Delingpole Breitbart Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule banning “secret science” from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA reports: The rule will ensure that the regulatory science underlying Agency actions is fully transparent, and that underlying scientific information is publicly available in a manner sufficient for independent validation. “The era of [...]

24 04, 2018

WSJ: EPA Wants New Rules to Rely Solely on Public Data

2018-04-25T16:43:34-04:00April 24th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Media Coverage, Milloy, Secret Science|

by Heidi Vogt Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—The Environmental Protection Agency plans to restrict research used in developing regulations, the agency said Tuesday, a change that could affect rules governing everything from household products to power-plant emissions. The proposal follows years of complaints by conservatives that regulations such as emissions restrictions under the Obama administration sometimes went [...]

24 04, 2018

Washington Post: Pruitt unveils controversial ‘transparency’ rule limiting what research EPA can use

2018-04-25T16:35:03-04:00April 24th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Media Coverage, Milloy, Secret Science|

By Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis The Washington Post Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt moved Tuesday to limit what science can be used in writing agency regulations, a change long sought by conservatives. The proposed rule would only allow the EPA to consider studies where the underlying data is made available publicly... Conservatives, such [...]

24 04, 2018

Climatewire: Pruitt to unveil ‘secret science’ effort today — sources

2018-04-25T15:52:33-04:00April 24th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Media Coverage, Milloy, Secret Science|

by Robin Bravender E&E News reporter Scott Pruitt is expected today to unveil his plans to restrict science used by EPA, multiple sources told E&E News. The EPA administrator is slated to release an order requiring that all underlying data used in scientific studies affecting regulations be made public. The move fulfills a long-standing wish [...]