Educating the Ignorant
- Dec 19, 2008
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
3.4%... ok...California grossly miscalculated pollution levels in a scientific analysis used to toughen the state's clean-air standards...
The pollution estimate in question was too high - by 340 percent, according to the California Air Resources Board, the state agency charged with researching and adopting air quality standards. The estimate was a key part in the creation of a regulation adopted by the Air Resources Board in 2007, a rule that forces businesses to cut diesel emissions...
Nichols was emphatic, though, when asked whether she has concerns about other scientific calculations made by air board scientists.
"No, no, no, no, no, no, no and no," she said.
Read more: Overestimate fueled state's landmark diesel law
34%... Say what?...
340%... political and scientific malpractice.
All involved should be publicly identified for the frauds they are and grilled by the press.