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EPA plan to end funding for children’s health research

PostPosted: June 8th, 2019, 9:34 am
by TheVat
EPA plan to end funding for children’s health research leaves scientists scrambling

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/05 ... scrambling

Despite repeatedly expressing public support for children’s health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is ending funding for a network of research centers focused on environmental threats to kids, imperiling several long-running studies of pollutants’ effects on child development.

The move, critics say, is part of a broader effort by President Donald Trump’s administration to downplay science that could lead to stricter regulations on polluting industries....