Who is EPA’s Andrew Wheeler?

Scott Pruitt’s departure leaves Andrew Wheeler as the acting administrator of the EPA for the foreseeable future, with much speculation as to how the former lobbyist and lawyer will run the agency.

By |2018-07-08T07:44:42+00:00July 8th, 2018|Regulation|Comments Off on Who is EPA’s Andrew Wheeler?

Source: A NYT story was the “murder weapon” used against Scott Pruitt

Trump announced Pruitt’s resignation after The Times reported that “aides deleted sensitive information about his meetings from his public schedule and potentially violated the law in doing so.” Pruitt's genuine transgression was commitment to reform.

By |2018-07-06T07:53:30+00:00July 6th, 2018|Regulation|Comments Off on Source: A NYT story was the “murder weapon” used against Scott Pruitt

Help EPA rethink regulatory cost-benefit analysis

EPA is asking for your input! EPA is considering changing how it does cost and benefit analysis for new regulations. This is great news, because the Agency's analyses have often been biased in favor of regulation, sometimes to the point of absurdity.

By |2018-06-16T23:04:15+00:00June 16th, 2018|Regulation|Comments Off on Help EPA rethink regulatory cost-benefit analysis

EPA leads in open science

Many researchers (or their institutions) are likely to want their work to be EPA usable, even if EPA does not fund it. They will then adopt usability practices from the beginning, which may be a new way of doing research. This is exactly what the open science movement is calling for.

By |2018-05-14T13:20:46+00:00May 15th, 2018|Regulation|Comments Off on EPA leads in open science
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