The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is putting the final touches on a system designed to account for the science used by federal agencies in their administrative missions. There are reasons for concern that OMB's new programs could be used to skew the system by which regulatory science is generated in the first place.
Donald T. Hornstein,
Accounting for Science: The Independence of Public Research in the New, Subterranean Administrative Law,
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