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Panel: EPA Proposal for Air Pollution Short on Science

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Science  11 Jan 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5860, pp. 146
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5860.146a

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Critics say proposed changes to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standard for airborne lead lack adequate scientific analysis and include controversial ideas favored by industry, such as no longer regulating air emissions of lead, that the agency had already nixed.