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AAU Submits Joint Public Comment Opposing EPA Rule Restricting the Use of Science

AAU submitted a joint public comment with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the Council on Government Relations (COGR) to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opposing the proposed rule, Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science. The proposed rule would restrict the science EPA considers in rulemaking to scientific research in which the underlying data is made publicly available. While AAU strongly supports public access to research, some research cannot be made publicly available for legitimate reasons including privacy concerns.

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