02 Sep '11, 5pm

President @BarackObama undercuts #science with smog standard delay #ozone

President Obama Undercuts Science with Smog Standard Delay Statement by Francesca Grifo, Scientific Integrity Program Director WASHINGTON (September 2, 2011) — President Obama today asked the Environmental Protection Agency to ignore its obligation under the Clean Air Act to update ground-level ozone pollution standards for the United States based on the best available science. Because of President Obama’s decision, the ground-level ozone standards will remain outside the scientifically acceptable range of between 60 and 70 parts per billion recommended by an independent scientific advisory committee and EPA scientists in 2007. Below is a statement by Francesca Grifo, senior scientist and director of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Scientific Integrity Program: “This delay is shocking. President Obama’s decision will leave us with a rule that flouts the Clean Air Act an...

Full article: http://www.ucsusa.org/news/commentary/president-obama-und...

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