EPA Chief Did Not Meet With Dow Chemical CEO, Contrary to News Reports - Washington Free Beacon

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt did not meet privately with the Dow Chemical CEO, contrary to reporting by the Associated Press. A spokesperson for Dow Chemical confirmed to the Washington Free Beacon that no such meeting ...

EPA says Pruitt meeting with Dow Chemical head was canceled - Daily Mail

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency and Dow Chemical said Friday that a planned meeting in March between EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the company's CEO never took place. The meeting was listed on Pruitt's schedule and ...

EPA Updates Literature Review and FQPA Determination - The National Law Review

A noteworthy development in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ongoing and controversial consideration of the potential use of epidemiological data in its pesticide risk assessments occurred on May 25, 2017, when EPA placed in the public ...

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Wants to Enlist a “Red Team” to Sow Doubts About Climate Change - Slate Magazine (blog)

Scott Pruitt is hatching a new plan to turn his personal and unreasonable denial of the accepted science on climate change into official federal policy: He'll employ military tactics to review climate science to assess the “truth.” Or, as a new report ...

EPA launches new unit to 'critique' climate science - The Independent

The White House is planning on using military concepts to conduct an “at-length evaluation of US climate science”. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is pushing an initiative that will use so-called “red team, blue team” tactics ...

EPA's Scott Pruitt to Hold Climate Change Debate First Announced on Breitbart News Daily - Breitbart News

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt is proceeding with a plan to conduct a debate among scientists within the agency to refine the government's understanding of the climate change phenomenon. E & E News reported on Friday:.

Report: Pruitt leading formal EPA review of climate science - Utility Dive

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will launch a formal review of climate science that could culminate in a challenge to the agency's 2009 endangerment finding on greenhouse gas emissions, E&E News reports. The review will involve a "back-and-forth" ...

EPA to Launch Program Critiquing Climate Science - Union of Concerned Scientists

WASHINGTON (June 30, 2017)—U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who does not acknowledge the overwhelming scientific consensus that human activity is the primary cause of climate change, is leading an initiative to challenge mainstream climate ...

EPA Plans New Climate Science 'Critique,' Swapping Peer Review For Red Vs. Blue Politics - HuffPost

Scientists, former agency officials and House Democrats fear the new program opens the door to more industry pseudoscience. By Alexander C. Kaufman , Chris D'Angelo. 280. The Environmental Protection Agency has already erased its website dedicated ...

EPA Head Scott Pruitt Reportedly Launching Program to 'Critique' Climate Science - TIME

Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, is reportedly launching a program within the department to "critique" mainstream climate science, a senior administration official said, according to reports. The initiative ...

Who needs peer review when you can Pruitt review climate science? - Grist

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has introduced an initiative to review mainstream climate science, according to a report by Emily Holden in E&E News that cites a senior Trump administration official. The agency will “recruit the best in the fields which ...

EPA on climate change: Gotta hear both sides - VICE News

EPA chief Scott Pruitt will launch an initiative to challenge accepted climate science using “red team, blue team” exercises developed by the military to identify weak points in his agency's field operations. Pruitt hopes to recruit scientists who are ...

EPA intends to form “red team” to debate climate science - Ars Technica

US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and Energy Secretary Rick Perry have been making some headlines for publicly rejecting the conclusions of climate science. But in between wrongly claiming that climate scientists just don't ...

EPA Creates Initiative Dedicated to Questioning Climate Science - Pacific Standard

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is launching a new initiative to re-evaluate climate science outside the normal peer-review process that climate scientists use themselves, E&E News reports. The EPA will recruit experts to ...

Letter: Trump EPA building a troubling legacy - NorthJersey.com

I was outraged and saddened to read that Scott Pruitt, President Trump's EPA administrator, has denied a petition to ban chlorpyrifos pesticide from being sprayed on our food. The article cited reliable sources of scientific data that demonstrate that ...

EPA Moves to Loosen Federal Regulation of Small Waterways - Legal Reader (blog)

On Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency formally moved to initiate a repeal on the Obama-era regulation of small waterways. The proposal, which has long been touted by Trump administration officials, would diminish the jurisdiction of the ...

EPA Head Disapproves California Request to Recognize Allowable Cannabis Pesticides - Oregon Cannabis Connection

In a not-so-surprising move by the new EPA administrator appointed by Donald Trump, the EPA has rejected California's request to recognize some acceptable pesticides for use on cannabis. In a memo on June 22, 2017, EPA head Scott Pruitt denied the ...

Can a Red Team Exercise Exorcise the Climate Debate? - Niskanen Center (press release) (blog)

E&E News is reporting (no paywall) that the Trump Administration is beginning a critical review—or red team analysis—of climate science. In recent weeks, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Secretary of Energy Rick Perry had voiced support for the ...

350.org on Pruitt's Program to 'Critique' Climate Science - Common Dreams

NEW YORK - At a board meeting of the “American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity” yesterday, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the implementation of an initiative to challenge scientific consensus about climate change through a “back-and ...

EPA's Scott Pruitt to kick off adversarial climate science 'critique': Report - Washington Examiner

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is reportedly taking up an idea suggested by a former Obama administration official to critique climate science using a well-established adversarial approach pioneered by the defense community.