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4 tips for covering EPA's proposed 'transparency in regulatory science' rule


On April 30, 2018 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency came out with a proposed rule titled “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science.”

The new rule would limit the kinds of scientific studies the agency could use in support of future regulations. In short, in order for EPA to take a study’s finding into account when developing a regulation, the researchers would need to have made all the data in that study available to the public.