[CODATA-international] Fwd: NYT | E.P.A. to Limit Science Used to Write Public Health Rules

Falk Huettmann fhuettmann at alaska.edu
Tue Nov 12 12:50:31 EST 2019

Very best
   Falk Huettmann PhD, Professor
     -EWHALE lab-
    Uni of Alaska Fairbanks

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Subject: NYT | E.P.A. to Limit Science Used to Write Public Health Rules
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Dear Colleagues:

An extraordinary article in today’s New York Times by Lisa Friedman,
outlines how a proposed U.S. E.P.A. policy “…would require that scientists
disclose all of their raw data, including confidential medical records,
before the agency could consider an academic study’s conclusions.”


According to the Times, the change is opposed by most scientists –
including the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  But it
appears to have the support of many industrial groups (eg. chemical

Could this be an example of science being challenged by dubiously-motivated
‘pro-open’ claims ?

Best wishes,



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