EPA Makes Changes at Research, Child Health Offices

From: CNN

“Michael Halpern with the Union of Concerned Scientists, which has opposed other Trump administration moves, said combining the offices would bury a once-influential position “deep inside one specific part of EPA.” In past administrations, the science advisor has been an influential voice to “ensure that EPA is using the best available science in policies, guidance, regulations, and basically, all decisions,” said Kyla Bennett of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. She said the decision will ensure “that science is once again demoted and marginalized.”

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