EPA’s Human Testing Should Delay Fine Particle Rule: GOP

Law360, New York (February 6, 2013, 4:13 PM EST) -- Two Republican senators on Tuesday accused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of using potentially dangerous human testing to help craft a rule cracking down on fine particle emissions, and urged the regulator to delay the implementation and enforcement of the new standards.

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., the ranking minority member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and fellow committee member Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., claim that EPA studies examining the effects of human exposure to fine particles, such as those emitted by cars and...
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