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8 states challenge EPA science rule that could overhaul clean air standards

May 8, 2018

EPA bases pollution regulations on expected impacts on human health, so changes to its scientific review process have the potential to impact nearly every action it takes in the power sector.

In a hearing last month, Pruitt said the proposed rule aims to enhance transparency in the agency’s rulemaking processes.

“Seems to me that it’s common sense that when we make a rule at [the] agency, [we] base it on a record in which you can see the data,” Pruitt told lawmakers.

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