The current regulatory system in America does not protect the public interest.
“It is way beyond time for EPA to exercise the moral and political courage to protect these overburdened communities from the daily assaults on their health and quality of life.”
"They're putting in nonscientific criteria to decide what science the agency can use."
The White House has now quietly and ominously asked polluters to help identify new opportunities for deregulation.
"The EPA's pesticide office is clearly willing to bend over backwards, including disregarding its own guidelines for evaluating cancer risks, to give the industry what it wants."
"EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler must immediately withdraw these unlawful proposals that threaten the health and well-being of all Americans."
If the secret science rule is adopted, EPA officials will have to pretend that this kind of research doesn’t exist, since the patient records that it draws on can’t be made public.
Roundup weedkiller did not have to require cancer warnings, according to the EPA and Justice Department.
"The troubling extent to which the Trump EPA went to break the law and abuse the regulatory process in order to benefit individual political benefactors from the glider truck industry."
“This appalling decision leaves cyanide traps lurking in our wild places to threaten people, pets, and imperiled animals.”