Watching Gornernment - More data quality

Responding to congressional requests, the White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) this spring offered lawmakers a report card on the industry-supported Federal Data Quality Act. To comply with the 2000 law, agencies in late 2002 implemented government-wide guidelines to encourage more accurate data collection. Proponents say the law will help improve federal regulation because it requires agencies to ensure information is trustworthy. Public interests groups and environmentalists argue the current law is a back-door way for industry to avoid environmental rules because it gives stakeholders an easy way to challenge scientific data often used to justify tougher standards (O...

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