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April 16, 2012

Continuing controversy with the Scientific Review Panel

Lois Henry writes this week about the reappointment of Dr. John Froines to California’s Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants.  Pacific Legal Foundation filed a lawsuit several years ago on behalf of construction and trucking groups (Brown v. Adams) challenging the nomination and appointment practice for the Panel.  (In a nutsh ...

February 21, 2011

Old faces reappear

Author:  Damien M. Schiff In the summer of 2009, PLF sued a number of California legislative and executive officials on behalf of several trucking groups in state superior court over the manner of appointment of members of the Scientific Review Board on Toxic Air Contaminants.  That lawsuit resulted in a significant shake up in the ...

August 31, 2010

Gutting the Scientific Review Panel?

Author:  Damien M. Schiff I've written several times here about PLF's lawsuit, Brown v. Adams, challenging the failure of a number of state officials to abide by their nominating and appointing obligations as regards members of the Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants (SRP).  The SRP is a supposed to be an independe ...

July 29, 2010

Bringing fresh eyes to California air regulation

Author:  Damien M. Schiff A year ago June, PLF filed a lawsuit on behalf of a coalition of California construction and transportation businesses challenging the outdated appointments of members of the Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants (SRP).  The SRP is a group of scientists who advise the California Air Resources Board ...

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