Skip to comments.New Guidelines Open U.S. Data To Challenge
Posted on 10/06/2002 3:28:38 PM PDT by anymouseEdited on 10/06/2002 3:31:21 PM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]
Knowledge may be power in most places, but cold, hard data rule in Washington.
In the arduous process of creating a federal regulation, the bricks and mortar are the data underlying the rule -- the scientific studies, the surveys, the risk assessments, morbidity estimates, the economic analysis. Regulators at federal agencies are the final arbiters in what goes into the mix and whether it's reliable. Challenges to their judgment usually end up in court years after the rule is conceived.
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Are you kidding? Who knows how to make statistics lie like a liberal?
BTW - Did you know that the Northern Spotted Owl was made endangered, while its genetic twin the Southern Spotted Owl is doing just fine? The eco-wackos had to make a distinction to shut down logging.
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