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Report: EPA to limit science used to write public health records

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The New York Times reports the Trump administration is preparing to limit the scientific and medical research the Environmental Protection Agency can use to determine public health regulations.

The proposal, called Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science, would require scientists to disclose all of their raw data, including medical records, before the EPA could consider the conclusions of an academic study.

EPA officials are calling the proposal a step toward transparency, while opponents argue it would make new clean air and water rules difficult to enact.

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