EPA finalizes new science transparency rule


By Larry Lee, Brownfield

January 11, 2021


The Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule they say will strengthen transparency in the science used for regulatory actions.


The new rule says EPA will give greater consideration to studies where data is available for independent validation.  The new rule does not require EPA to store or release personally identifiable or confidential business information.


The new rule applies to future regulatory actions and all dose-response data studies, regardless of when the data was created...