Department of Agriculture

News Releases

USDA JUSTIFIES SCIENTIFIC SUPPRESSION AS ITS POLICY

Confidential Agency Panel Approves Censorship and Media Gag Orders

USDA SUED TO END SCIENTIFIC CENSORSHIP

Unconstitutional Restraints on Publishing and Weak Integrity Protections at Issue

USDA AXES WEBINARS ON NEONIC INSECTICIDE RISKS

Topic Deemed “Not Appropriate” for Official and Outreach Education Programs

SUIT TO ENFORCE FEDERAL CONTRACTOR WHISTLEBLOWER LAW

Little-Used Law for Federal Contract and Subcontract Employees to Lapse in 2017

USDA SCIENTIST PUNISHED FOR POLLINATOR RESEARCH

Whistleblower Complaint Highlights Official Obstruction of Pesticide Studies

USDA URGED TO SHIELD ITS SCIENTISTS FROM HARASSMENT

Agency Scientific Integrity Policy Riddled with Gags, Gaps and Loopholes

PRAIRIE POTHOLE WETLANDS IMPERILED BY THEIR PROTECTORS

Four-State Evaluations Decry Faulty Wetland Calls, Mapping, Reviews and Training

FEDERAL COUGAR HUNTERS MUST OBEY CALIFORNIA LAW

Fish & Game Contractors Cannot Evade Ban on Leg Snares and Other Inhumane Practices

USDA FIRES EMPLOYEE FOR EXPRESSING PERSONAL OPINION

Chilling Effect of Excessive Message Control over Technical Experts Decried

BEETLES BUNGLED – BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OUT OF CONTROL

Federal Campaign Aimed at Tamarisk Threatens Endangered Willow Flycatcher