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University Pays $300,000 to Settle ‘Gagging’ Complaint

From: University World News

"Washington State University (WSU) has agreed to pay a leading researcher US$300,000 to resolve a complaint about infringement of academic freedom by university…

Researcher Resigns From Washington State University After Wolf Studies Anger Ranchers

From: Montana Standard

"Robert Wielgus, director of the Carnivore Conservation Lab, sued the Pullman school for infringement of his academic freedom. Wielgus angered ranchers with his…

Bison Range Planning Docs Open for Comment

From: Daily Inter Lake

"In a lawsuit that stemmed from these issues, PEER alleged that the Fish and Wildlife Service had failed to complete required planning processes for the range.…

Wolf Researcher Settles With WSU, Exits

From: Capital Press

"Wolf scientist Rob Wielgus, cheered by environmentalists and jeered by cattlemen, parted ways Tuesday with Washington State University, leaving with $300,000 to…

NGOs Decry Biocides Exemption in EPA 'Science Transparency' Proposal

From: Chemical Watch

"The proposal, which was issued late last month, seeks to ensure that the data, models and science underpinning agency regulatory decisions are "transparent" and…


News Releases

ACADEMIC FREEDOM SETTLEMENT FOR WASHINGTON WOLF SCIENTIST

Washington State University Pays Researcher Targeted by Industry to Leave Campus

PRUITT’S NEW DIRTY AIR PLAN HATCHED BEHIND THE SCENES

Ambient or Outdoor Air Pollution Standards Set for Rollback per Industry Playbook

FEDERAL EMPLOYEES NO LONGER ASKED TO ASSESS TRUMP APPOINTEES

2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Changes Definition of “Senior Leadership”

EPA’S NEW SCIENTIFIC TRANSPARENCY EXEMPTS PESTICIDES

Industry Pesticide Registration Data Hidden from Public and Outside Pruitt Plan

OMB DITCHES THE PUBLIC’S GOVERNMENT REFORM SUGGESTIONS

OMB Admits It Did Not Review Massive Public Input on How to “Fix” Government