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Tuesday, March 22, 2005
New EPA Mercury Rule Omits Conflicting Data
New EPA Mercury Rule Omits Conflicting Data (washingtonpost.com): "When the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a rule last week to limit mercury emissions from U.S. power plants, officials emphasized that the controls could not be more aggressive because the cost to industry already far exceeded the public health payoff.
What they did not reveal is that a Harvard University study paid for by the EPA, co-authored by an EPA scientist and peer-reviewed by two other EPA scientists had reached the opposite conclusion."