The Environmental Protection Agency is under renewed scrutiny after it barred government scientists from speaking at a climate-change conference in Rhode Island earlier this week. Consumer advocates are also raising red flags at a change in how toxic chemicals are regulated. We discuss the latest news on the EPA and how its changing role under the Trump administration.
Eric Lipton, reporter, New York Times
Daniel Rosenberg, attorney & health and environmental program at NRDC
John D. Graham, dean of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University
- Why has the EPA shifted on toxic chemicals? (Eric Lipton, NYTimes)
- Anger erupts over EPA's apparent muzzling of scientists (Washington Post)