House approves bill requiring EPA to disclose ‘science’ behind its regulatory mandates

House approves bill requiring EPA to disclose ‘science’ behind its regulatory mandates
A seasonal pond in California, now to be wholly owned by the EPA.

[Ed. – Why this would even be controversial, or require a special law to ensure it happens, is beyond me.]

House Republicans are taking aim at the Environmental Protection Agency, targeting the way officials use science to develop new regulations.

A bill approved Wednesday by the GOP-controlled House would require that data used to support new regulations to protect human health and the environment be released to the public.

Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, said “the days of ‘trust me’ science are over,” adding that the House bill would restore confidence in the EPA’s decision-making process.

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