by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder
As appearing on Junkscience.com
The Biden EPA plans to return to the good old pre-Trump days of regulating based on fake benefit-cost analysis. You can file your written comments with EPA here. The deadline is June 14,2021. The Federal Register announcement is here.
Good morning. My name is Steve Milloy. I publish JunkScience.com.
The Biden EPA wants to roll back the Trump EPA’s rules for improving benefit cost-analysis.
It’s a transparent attempt to return to the days of prior EPAs… when the agency fraudulently invented fake benefits to justify the very real costs of job killing overregulation.
I will limit my comments to the Biden EPA’s insistence on inventing fake benefits.
The Biden EPA objects to the existing requirement that claimed benefits be based upon scientific evidence indicating a causal relationship between pollutant exposure and effect.
So let’s consider the case of airborne fine particulate matter called PM2.5, which will refer to as PM.