EPA fires members of science advisory board
Originally published by E&E News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fired members of a scientific advisory board yesterday.
The agency quietly forced out some members of the Board of Scientific Counselors just weeks after leaders told them their tenure would be renewed, said Robert Richardson, an ecological economist at Michigan State University and one of those dismissed.
This could be the reason for the housecleaning:
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