Rather than justifying regulations on the basis of secret science, the EPA will have to open their reasoning to the public.
I’ve written before about secret science and how progressives have authorized the EPA to construct rules without any public accountability. But with Barack Obama gone, and Donald Trump in office, Congress can now liberate us from the environmental regime.
Here’s Representative Brian Babin, of Texas, defending a new bill that was recently passed.
According to the Associated Press:
House Republicans are taking aim at the Environmental Protection Agency, targeting the way officials use science to develop new regulations.
A bill approved Wednesday by the GOP-controlled House would require that data used to support new regulations to protect human health and the environment be released to the public.
Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, said “the days of ‘trust me’ science are over,” adding that the House bill would…