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CONSERVATIONISTS SEEK BAN OF CYANIDE BOMBS IN WILDLIFE CONTROL

From: Ruidoso News

“WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological Diversity authored the petition and are joined in their call for a nationwide ban on M-44 cyanide bombs by Advocates…

LAWSUIT FILED TO FORCE USFS TO DISCLOSE THE FATE OF PROMISED TIMBER REFORMS

From: SIT News

“One 2016 “Washington Office Activity Review” uncovered by PEER found that two large Tongass commercial timber sales each racked up big monetary losses. In addition,…

THE COST OF THE BIGHORN COMEBACK

From: High Country News

“(Becky Pierce) filed a complaint against Stephenson and the department with the California branch of the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

USDA RESEARCHERS CLAIM SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY HAS BEEN TAMPERED WITH

From: Organic Authority

“Nearly ten percent of USDA scientists claim that their research has been altered or tampered with by superiors “for reasons other than technical merit,”"

SOME USDA SCIENTISTS SAY THEIR WORK HAS BEEN TAMPERED WITH - MAYBE FOR POLITICAL REASONS

From: Washington Post

““You do not need to have many cases to create a strong chilling effect, and the current science climate inside USDA is quite nippy,” said Jeff Ruch, executive…


News Releases

NATIONAL FORESTS REMAIN VULNERABLE TO TIMBER THEFT AND FRAUD

Lawsuit Filed to Force U.S. Forest Service to Disclose the Fate of Promised Reforms

USDA SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY POLICY SPUTTERING, SURVEY SHOWS

Scientists Say Politics and Fear Loom Over Agricultural and Forestry Research

FOREST SERVICE SCALPED ON TONGASS TIMBER SALES

Bad Sales Cost Taxpayers & Alaska Schools Big Money and Hurt the Forest

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