04 Dec '17, 3am

12 Ways Scott Pruitt's EPA Threatens Children's Health -- In The Agency's Own Words | Care2 Causes

12 Ways Scott Pruitt's EPA Threatens Children's Health -- In The Agency's Own Words | Care2 Causes

Written by Molly Rauch , health policy director at Moms Clean Air Force and health policy manager at Environmental Defense Fund . Ever since Scott Pruitt joined EPA, there have been a slew of reversals and delays of various rules already on the books. A birds-eye view of this regulatory shift shows that Pruitt’s EPA is taking a cavalier approach to children’s health, hobbling multiple rules that specifically protect the health of children. It should be especially galling to parents that EPA itself has acknowledged the disproportionate impact on children in several cases; in others, EPA is delaying or reversing rules that the agency previously acknowledged would have benefited the health of children. The explicit mission of EPA is to “protect human health and the environment.” That bears repeating at a time when the agency is taking action after action that threatens childr...

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