Pruitt Will Propose A Regulation To Keep ‘Secret Science’ Out Of EPA

DC: The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to end the use of “secret science” to craft regulations will take the form of proposed regulation, making it harder for officials to skirt around or future administrations to repeal, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.

Administrator Scott Pruitt first announced his ban on “secret science” in a March interview with TheDCNF. Pruitt will unveil the new policy on Tuesday in the form of a proposed rule, which, if finalized, will make it harder for future administrations to repeal.

“We need to make sure their data and methodology are published as part of the record,” Pruitt told TheDCNF in March. “Otherwise, it’s not transparent. It’s not objectively measured, and that’s important.”

Pruitt is scheduled to announce the data transparency proposal Tuesday afternoon, in the first time releasing specifics of the new policy. A proposed rule must go through a comment period before it can be finalized.  read more

4 Comments on Pruitt Will Propose A Regulation To Keep ‘Secret Science’ Out Of EPA

  1. I don’t have anything to add…But nobody is commenting

    and it just felt awkward…Africa Bob or something…

  2. The economics of each new rule must be looked at also. To justify the costs, the govt. just makes up huge expenses the new program will cure.
    There is no punishment to the individual in govt. but a payday for the top in stopping or (worse) enacting then reforming the rule.


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