Inspector general criticizes EPA's climate-change procedures

09/28/2011 | Reuters

The Environmental Protection Agency relied on climate-science data from other agencies instead of conducting a peer review before making its 2009 endangerment finding on greenhouse-gas emissions, the EPA's inspector general said. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., said the report confirms that the EPA's endangerment finding "was rushed, biased, and flawed." The EPA said it would examine recommendations from the inspector general but defended its greenhouse-gas conclusions.

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