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Urgent: Tell the Trump Administration to Stop Censoring Science

We need your help. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to censor the science it uses in its decisions—and ignore research that shows that air pollution harms health. Learn more here.

The likely result: weak limits on air pollution that fail to reflect the science and fail to protect health.

Sign the petition to tell the Trump Administration to stop censoring science.

There are two versions of the petition: one for everyone and one specifically for health professionals. Please select a version below.

I call on EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to withdraw this proposal to censor science. As a health professional, I understand the harms that air pollution has on patients and communities. These effects are documented by research that has already undergone a long-established, transparent review process.

Many of these studies contain confidential patient information that can't and shouldn't be made public. This is no reason to exclude those studies' critically important, well-vetted findings.

I am deeply concerned that EPA's proposal would allow the agency to censor these important health studies. Please withdraw this proposal.

MD, PhD , DO, RN, DNP, MSN, BSN, PN, LPN, LVN, MPH, CRT, RRT etc.

 
  

I call on EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to withdraw this proposal to censor science. EPA already relies on transparent science to make its decisions. The proposal will not improve this process. Instead, it would allow the agency to censor critical health studies that show the health impacts of air pollutants.

My family depends on EPA's national air pollution limits to protect our health. If EPA ignores critical health studies on the impacts of air pollution, we will not have safe air to breathe.

 
  

I am not a health professional, but I am concerned.

I call on EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to withdraw this proposal to censor science. EPA already relies on transparent science to make its decisions. The proposal will not improve this process. Instead, it would allow the agency to censor critical health studies that show the health impacts of air pollutants.

My family depends on EPA's national air pollution limits to protect our health. If EPA ignores critical health studies on the impacts of air pollution, we will not have safe air to breathe.

 
  

I am a concerned health professional.

I call on EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to withdraw this proposal to censor science. As a health professional, I understand the harms that air pollution has on patients and communities. These effects are documented by research that has already undergone a long-established, transparent review process.

Many of these studies contain confidential patient information that can't and shouldn't be made public. This is no reason to exclude those studies' critically important, well-vetted findings.

I am deeply concerned that EPA's proposal would allow the agency to censor these important health studies. Please withdraw this proposal.

MD, PhD , DO, RN, DNP, MSN, BSN, PN, LPN, LVN, MPH, CRT, RRT etc.

 
  

    Page Last Updated: July 31, 2018

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