Science and Environmental Regulatory Decisions

The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Public Sector Solutions to Global Warming, Oversight, and… read more

The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Public Sector Solutions to Global Warming, Oversight, and Children’s Health Protection held a hearing on environmental regulatory decisions and the potential influence of political concerns over scientific study in the formulation of science policies, including recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulatory actions on air and children’s health. In the hearing George M. Gray responded to sharp criticisms from senators that the EPA had been misleading about its decision making. At the end of his testimony Senator Boxer remarked that Gray’s insistence that only science had been considered “is a big lie.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • John M. Balbus M.D. Chief Scientist and Director Environmental Defense Fund->Health Program
  • Paul Gilman Senior V.P. & Chief Officer Covanta Energy Corporation->Sustainability
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205221-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 7, 2008
Last Aired:
May 12, 2008

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  • May 07, 2008 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 08, 2008 | 1:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 08, 2008 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2008 | 12:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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