EPA Science Policies Go Under Congressional Microscope

Bloomberg BNA discusses with Marlo Lewis two bills setting limits on the science driving Environmental Protection Agency regulations.

Industry advocates, however, say the bills would increase transparency and public confidence in the EPA’s use of science.

“A lot of this research is actually funded by the taxpayer—research that is used to support regulations which impose further costs on those same citizens, who are not allowed to examine all the evidence,” Marlo Lewis, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a free market advocacy group, told Bloomberg BNA.

Senate aides did not respond to requests for comment on when the bills might receive a hearing.

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