JunkScience.com readers will recall the spark that started the EPA human experiments controversy was a September 2011 study published by EPA researchers.
The study claimed that a human experiment with fine particulate matter (PM2.5) caused a cardiac arrthymia in a 58-year old obese woman with pre-existing cardiac problems.
I pointed out the bogus nature of this claim shortly after, here.
I learned today that independent researchers entirely validated my criticism in a July 2014 study published in Environmental Health Perspectives. It’s a long story of why I only discovered this today, but I’ll have to leave that for another time. But it involves the National Academy of Sciences review of EPA’s illegal human testing program.
Anyway the new study is here.
The researchers dismissed the 2011 EPA report as follows: