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Strengthening Science at the Environmental Protection Agency Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science

Strengthening Science at the Environmental Protection Agency Act

report (to accompany H.R. 64) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Environmental Protection Agency,
  • Research -- United States -- Management,
  • Environmental sciences -- Research -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 107th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 107-311
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. ;
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14524607M
    OCLC/WorldCa48813230

    SOUND SCIENCE, IMPROVED UNDERSTANDING OF ENVIRONMENTAL RISK, AND GREATER INNOVATION TO ADDRESS ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS: EPA will develop and apply the best available science for addressing current and future environmental hazards, as well as new approaches toward improving environmental protection.


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Strengthening Science at the Environmental Protection Agency Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Environmental Protection Agency's overall research and development program structure, peer review procedures, long-term research program,laboratory site review procedures, and research staff career development and performance evaluation procedures.

Suggested Citation:"Peer-Review Practices at EPA." National Research Council. Strengthening Science at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Research-Management and Peer-Review Practices. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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“Transparency” lies at the heart of the controversial proposal. The influence of her book has brought together o scientists, lawyers, managers, and other employees across the country to fight the good fight for "environmental protection." Skeptics then and now have accused Carson of shallow science, but her literary genius carried all before it.

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Many of my students are environmental majors and have no background in political science or are political science majors with no environmental background; this book is accessible to both groups. I like the balance between the discussion of policy and specific environmental issues.

--Shannon Orr, Bowling Green State University/5(6). On October 1,under the authority of Sections and of the Clean Air Act (CAA) as amended,1 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized revisions2 to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone3 from the then-current level of 75 parts per billion (ppb) to 70 ppb.

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