The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is about to ban science from its decision-making process. You’d be excused for thinking this seems like hyperventilating leftist nonsense. A claim that the EPA is banning science surely seems absurd. After all, how does one make judgements on the safety of chemicals without doing science? But, the EPA’s proposed “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science” rule will do exactly that. The proposed changes were first floated in late April. They were immediately met with unequivocal disdain from the scientific community. A group of nearly 100 Harvard leaders and professors, including the chairs of numerous… This story continues at The Next Web
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): The FBM KLCI closed 2.16 points or 0.12% higher, backed by gains in Petronas-linked counters and as investors bought shares of export-based companies. Asian markets fell as concerns on China's economic growth and Turkey's
financial crisis lingered.
At Bursa Malaysia, the KLCI closed at 1,785.94 points on gains in KLCI-linked stocks like Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd, Petronas Dagangan Bhd and Hartalega Holdings Bhd.