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EPAís Faith-Based Pollution Standards

Adrian Moore
January 13, 2006, 8:21pm

Part 2 in Joel Schwartz's look at EPA new rules on particulates. The punchline:
Thus, the entire PM2.5 regulatory enterprise rests fundamentally on the results of small and inconsistent statistical associations that are likely the spurious result of publication and model-selection biases. The result is unwarranted public fear, an ever-expanding regulatory state, and large amounts of Americans' income squandered on minute or perhaps non-existent risks.

Adrian Moore is Vice President, Policy


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