The EPA's evolving internal decisionmaking structures as they relate to the agency's primary function of promulgating rules and regulations are examined. As an agency addressing complex scientific, economic and technological issues, the EPA must draw upon many different kinds of expertise and has developed a unique version of "bureaucratic pluralism" as manifested in the "team" model that dominates the EPA's institutional thought process.
Thomas O. McGarity,
The Internal Structure of EPA Rulemaking,
54 Law and Contemporary Problems
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