Scientific Integrity

USDA Scientific Integrity Policy Sputtering, Survey Shows

USDA Scientific Integrity Policy Sputtering, Survey Shows Scientists Say Politics and Fear Loom Over Agricultural and Forestry Research Washington, DC — Scientists inside the U.S Department of Agriculture do not see a culture of scientific integrity taking hold from...

Donald Trump’s Postponed Science Test

Donald Trump’s Postponed Science Test Political Screening of Science Backfires as Scientific Integrity Policies Dangle Washington, DC — In its infancy, the Trump administration is struggling mightily with how to handle scientific research and technical analyses....

Federal Animal Disease Lab Awash in Deficiencies

Federal Animal Disease Lab Awash in Deficiencies Independent Accreditation Urged to Ensure Integrity of Research Results Washington, DC — The nation’s premier wildlife disease laboratory suffers from a number of serious deficiencies and deviations from accepted...

USDA Justifies Scientific Suppression as Its Policy

USDA Justifies Scientific Suppression as Its Policy Confidential Agency Panel Approves Censorship and Media Gag Orders Washington, DC — Under its policy purporting to protect scientific integrity, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is entitled to do just the opposite,...

USDA Sued to End Scientific Censorship

USDA Sued to End Scientific Censorship Unconstitutional Restraints on Publishing and Weak Integrity Protections at Issue Washington, DC — The U.S. Department of Agriculture should stop censoring scientific findings for political reasons and significantly strengthen...

EPA Scientific Integrity Policy Stuck in Utero

EPA Scientific Integrity Policy Stuck in Utero Several Key Components Still Missing with No Scheduled Completion Washington, DC — Despite pledging a “culture of scientific integrity,” the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s official Scientific Integrity Policy...