New study finds EPA mercury analysis is ‘seriously flawed’

A new study by experts from prominent academic institutions finds that an EPA cost-benefit analysis of its Mercury and Air Toxics Standards is “seriously flawed.” The authors assert that the analysis disregards public health benefits, recent scientific findings and transformative change in the electric sector over the past decade. The analysis in question was used to justify a proposed rollback that would leave mercury regulations vulnerable to legal challenges.

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