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Pruitt Faces FACA Rules In Bid For Climate Debate, Advisory Panel Reforms

July 12, 2017
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's efforts to select new members for EPA's existing advisory committees and tap panelists for his “red-team, blue-team” climate science review are likely subject to membership and other requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), which could limit his ability to bolster industry and other representation on the panels, EPA and other sources say. Some are already warning they may sue the agency if officials fail to follow the law's requirements. Should the red-team, blue-team exercise...

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