Toxic Air Contaminant Board Members Disappear into Thin Air

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Five scientists from Stanford, UCLA, USC and UC Davis have been dismissed without explanation from the Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants, a little-known group with weighty responsibilities that decides how new chemicals should be regulated.  The action comes in the midst of a lawsuit brought by a group of industrial polluters. Amy Standen reports for Quest and the California Report, produced by KQED in San Francisco.



  • Amy Standen - Reporter, KQED’s 'Quest' and 'California Report'


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