What’s Really Behind the New US EPA Rule?

The US EPA has finalized a rule long pursued by President Trump that requires researchers to disclose all raw data before a study can be used to shape public health protections.
 
While it purports to prioritize transparency in regulatory science, critics counter that the new rule effectively eliminates swathes of crucial research based on confidential medical records.
 
The Quote: “It sounds good on the surface. But this is a bold attempt to get science out of the way so special interests can do what they want,” says Chris Zarba, a former director of the EPA’s Science Advisory Board. 
 
The Washington Post

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