Meeting

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Public meeting of the chartered Science Advisory Board

01/17/2020
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM



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Meeting Agenda


Meeting Agenda

To discuss Science Advisory Board (SAB) draft reports on the scientific and technical basis of four proposed rules.

Meeting Materials


Meeting Materials


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CategoryMeeting Material
Committee Members' CommentsComments From SAB Member, Dr. Stanley Young, February 7, 2020 (PDF)
Committee Members' CommentsComments from Dr. Deborah Bennett on the SAB Draft Report on Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants Residual Risk Technology Review and Cost Review. (PDF)
Committee Members' CommentsComments from Dr. Donald van der Vaart Regarding the SAB Commentary on the Proposed Rule Defining the Scope of Waters Federally Regulated Under the Clean Water Act, January 24, 2020 (PDF)
Committee Members' CommentsComments from Drs. Joseph Gardella and Richard Smith, Co-Chairs, SAB Science and Transparency Rule Workgroup (PDF)
Committee Members' CommentsPreliminary Comments from John Christy Regarding SAB Draft Report on EPA's Proposed Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule (PDF)
Draft text for Panel or Committee deliberation to develop draft reportDraft SAB Commentary on the Proposed Rule Defining the Scope of Waters Federally Regulated Under the Clean Water Act, Revised by SAB WOTUS Work Group, January 20, 2020 (PDF)
Information provided by Chartered SAB LiaisonComments from Barbara Morrissey and Deanna Scher on the SAB Draft Report on EPA's Proposed Rule titled Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science (PDF)
List of public speakersList of Registered Public Speakers (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerComments from Craig Lewis on Behalf of the Aluminum Association's Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerOral Commens from Daren Bakst, The Heritage Foundation (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerOral Comments of Jeff Alson to the Science Advisory Board (SAB) on the Proposed Rollback of the Clean Car Standards (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerOral Comments of John Dale Dunn, Heartland Institute and American Council on Science and Health, to the EPA Science Advisory Board. (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerOral Statement from Chet France on SAB's Draft Report on the Proposed SAFE Vehicles Rule (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerOral Statement from John Bachman on the SAB Draft Report on EPA's Science and Transparency Rule. (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerOral Statement fromTed Steichen, American Petroleum Institute (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerStatement from James Entstrom Supporting EPA Proposed Rule Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerWritten Statement from Roy Gamse on the Proposed EPA Rule on Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeAddendum to Comments on EPA's Proposed "Transparency" Rule. Submitted by Joan Casey and Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou on behalf of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) North American Chapter (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeAdditional Comments from John Dale Dunn, January 17, 2020 (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeAttachments to Comments from Non-governmental Organizations on the SAB Draft Report on the Scientific and Technical Basis of EPA's Proposed Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule. Submitted by Martha Roberts, Environmental Defense Fund (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeCmments from the American Thoracic Society on SAB review of EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Rule (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments From the Ecological Society of America on EPA's Proposed Rule, Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science. (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments Submitted by Brittany Meyer, Michael J. Fox Foundation (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments Submitted by Joseph Aldy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from James Enstrom on the EPA Proposed Rule Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science. (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from Non-governmental Organizations on the SAB draft report on the scientific and technical basis of EPA's Proposed Rule Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule. Submitted by Martha Roberts, Environmental Defense Fund (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from Non-governmental Organizations on SAB Consideration of the Scientific and Technical Basis of EPA's Proposed Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Rule. Submitted by Haden Hashimoto, Clean Air Task Force (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from Previous SAB Panel Members on the SAB Draft Commentary on Revised Definition of Waters of the United States." Submitted by Mazeika Sullivan, Ohio State University (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from Sportmen Organizations on Revised Definition of Waters of the United States. Submitted by Kimberly Jensen, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from the American Fisheries Society and Science Societies on the Proposed Waters of the U.S. Rule. Submitted by Drue Winters, American Fisheries Society. (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from the American Thoracic Society on the on SAB review of EPA's Transparency Rule (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from the Endocrine Society on the Draft SAB Report on "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science." Submitted by Joseph Laakso. (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from the Environmental Defense Fund on the SAB Draft Report on the Scientific and Technical Basis of EPA's Proposed Science and Transparency Rule. Submitted by Jennifer McPartland, Environmental Defense Fund (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from the Environmental Protection Network on the Science Advisory Board Draft Report on EPA's Proposed Science and Transparency Rule (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from the Society for Freshwater Science on SAB Commentary on the Proposed Rule Defining the Scope of Waters Federally Regulated Under the Clean Water Act. Submitted by Amy Rosemond (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) on the Science Advisory Board's "Draft Commentary on the Proposed Rule Defining the Scope of Waters Federally Regulated Under the Clean Water Act." (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from the Union of Concerned Scientists and Earthjustice Regarding SAB Consideration of the Scientific and Technical Basis of EPA's Proposed Science and Transparency Rule (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on EPA Proposal to Exclude From Consideration in Setting Environmental Standards Studies Where Raw Data are Not Publicly Available. Submitted by Joel Schwartz, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on EPA's Proposed "Transparency" Rule. Submitted by Joan Casey and Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou on behalf of the InternationalSociety for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) North American Chapter (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on Potential Issues Related to Actions of Institutional Review Boards in Relation to EPA's Proposed Science and Transparency Rule. Submitted by Bernard Goldstein, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on Proposed Changes to the Definition of the Waters of the U.S. Submitted by Valerie Brady (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on SAB Draft Commentary on the Proposed Rule Defining the Scope of Water Federally Regulated Under the Clean Water Act. Submitted by Max Sarinsky, Institute for Policy Integrity, New York University School of Law. (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on Waters of the U.S. Submitted by David Dow (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on the SAB Draft Report on EPA's Proposed SAFE Rule. Submitted by Avi Zevin, Institute for Policy Integrity, New York University School of Law (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on the SAB Draft Report on the Scientific and Technical Basis of EPA's Proposed Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Rule. Submitted by Jack Lienke, Institute for Policy Integrity, New York University School of Law (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on the SAB's Draft Report on the Scientific and Technical Basis of EPA's Proposed Science and Transparency Rule. Submitted by Madison Condon, Institute for Policy Integrity, New York University School of Law. (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021&2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks. Submitted by Curt Wells, The Aluminum Association (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments to the SAB from John Dale Dunn, Heartland Institute and American Council on Science and Health. (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeLetter from Representative Brian Higgins to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler Submitted by Lyndsey Barnes (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeNational Wildlife Federation Comments on the Revised Definition of Waters of the United States. Submitted by Glen Watkins, National Wildlife Federation (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeWritten Statement Regarding SAB Draft Reports to be Discussed at January, 2020 SAB Teleconferences. Submitted by Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeWritten Statement for the SAB Teleconference on the Scientific and Technical Basis of the Proposed Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Rule. Submitted by Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, Harvard Law School, (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeWritten Statement on Proposed Rule Defining the Scope of Waters Federally Regulated Under the Clean Water Act. Submitted by Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, Harvard Law School, on behalf of the National Parks Conservation Association. (PDF)
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