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February 7, 2017 | In the News: Courthouse News

Lawmakers Spar Over ‘Making the EPA Great Again’

Tyler Smith, Staff Scientist, Earthjustice: “We need to be very clear about what [the Secret Science Reform Act] is all about. We need to move beyond wonky explanations that its supporters provide and talk about how this bill will prevent the EPA from protecting children with asthma or protecting them from toxic pesticides ... The reality is that industry is trying to use transparency to cover up the health risks posed by toxic chemicals.”

January 19, 2017 | In the News: Eos

Trump EPA Pick Scott Pruitt Faces Heated Confirmation Hearing

Sarah Saylor, Senior Legislative Representative, Earthjustice: “It’s not clear in my view that Pruitt really respects or would take the role of administrator of EPA to be as protective of public health as it historically has been or has been intended to be.”

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