EPA advisory body points to problems in data

The advisory body of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said there was a danger that key data produced by the EPA for the government would not stand up to detailed scrutiny.

5th March, 2011

The advisory body of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said there was a danger that key data produced by the EPA for the government would not stand up to detailed scrutiny.

The Advisory Committee, chaired by EPA director general Dr Mary Kelly, said information and assessments prepared by the agency relating to ‘‘environmental protection, planning controls and enforcement’’ might not be robust when put into practice.

The advisory committee also...

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