EPA’s ‘secret science’ rule faces outpouring of opposition during emotionally-charged hearing – ThinkProgress
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"A hearing on a proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule took on an increasingly urgent and emotional tone on Tuesday, as speakers decried an effort that experts say would have a dramatic impact on the agency’s ability to protect human health and the environment. The morning half of a lengthy hearing set to run from 8 a.m. to as late as 8 p.m. in Washington, D.C. saw speakers from a diverse array of organizations. Larger groups, like the Environmental Defense Fund and the American Lung Association, were joined by a number of smaller groups, as well as a few individual advocates testifying on behalf of themselves...."