Don't Stiff Industry On EPA Chemical Panel, Chamber Says

Law360, New York (January 10, 2017, 6:23 PM EST) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to ensure that nominees to the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals, which is tasked with providing independent advice at the request of the EPA administrator, include a balance of people from both academia and industry.

The Chamber’s letter said the 29 nominees under consideration for 14 committee spots include a disproportionately high number of people in favor of regulations.

“A fair balance will not be achieved, however, if the EPA appoints a panel...
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