Scientific Integrity

Lawsuit to Force EPA to Reveal Its Research Plans

Lawsuit to Force EPA to Reveal Its Research Plans Bush-Era “Transformation” of EPA Science Arm Rests on New “Business Model” Washington, DC — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is improperly withholding documents detailing its new scientific priorities and...

White House Grapples With How to Ensure Scientific Integrity

White House Grapples With How to Ensure Scientific Integrity New Whistleblower Protections and Other Rules Slated for President’s Desk by July Washington, DC — The Obama administration is taking its first step toward its stated aim of outlawing political manipulation...

NOAA Sea Grant Seeks to Defund Scientist for Advocacy

NOAA Sea Grant Seeks to Defund Scientist for Advocacy Protest on Oil Industry Bias in Sea Grant Seen to “Cause Problems Nationally” Washington, DC — A well-respected University of Alaska marine scientist will have his federal funding cut after a top National Oceanic...

Grand Canyon Flow Fight Bursts Into the Open

Grand Canyon Flow Fight Bursts Into the Open Early Test for Interior Secretary Salazar Pledges of Ethics and Scientific Integrity Washington, DC — The U.S. Department of Interior position in court on maintaining current flows from the Glen Canyon Dam is based upon a...

Lisa Jackson Should Fulfill EPA Confirmation Promises Now

Lisa Jackson Should Fulfill EPA Confirmation Promises Now Concrete, Enforceable Policies Needed to Back Scientific and Legal Reform Pledges Washington, DC — The new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator should immediately adopt agency rules implementing...

Climate Scientists Freed From Agency Gag Order

Climate Scientists Freed From Agency Gag Order Commerce Prior Review Policy Does Not Apply to National Weather Service Workers Washington, DC — Bush administration rules limiting what U.S. Department of Commerce employees can say to the media or in public do not apply...