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SAB Review Of EPA Cost-Benefit Guide Tees Up Talk Of Rules’ Risks

May 20, 2020
The Science Advisory Board’s (SAB) ongoing review of proposed changes to EPA’s guidelines for cost-benefit analysis is showcasing early calls for greater focus on “countervailing risks” of regulations, an effort that might make it harder to justify strict new rules or easier to advance deregulation. It is not immediately clear whether the advocacy will lead to major changes to EPA practices, or instead a milder shift in emphasis on an issue that has already been raised, including in longstanding Office...

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