In addition, the law contributes to the ossification of rulemaking agencies; encourages agencies to make decisions informally through guidance documents and policies rather than rules; and encourages agencies to avoid using electronic dialogues and disseminating information to the public. This Article examines the problems created by the IQA suggests repeal of the law or some reforms to address those problems.
Part II of this Article examines the shift in environmental policymaking from command and control regulation to information disclosure programs and economic based programs. It also examines the strengths limitations of information disclosure programs. Part III reviews the and the data quality and peer review guidelines adopted by the (Guidelines) to implement the law. Part IV focuses on the problems created by the IQA and the OMB Guidelines, and Part V suggests reforms to address those problems
Junking the Junk Science Law: Reforming the Information Quality Act, 58 Admin. L. Rev. 963 (2006).