scientific integrity

BLOG: Opposing the EPA Plan to Restrict Science

BLOG: Opposing the EPA Plan to Restrict Science

The old saying that ignorance is bliss is no longer operative. In the current climate, ignorance can kill you. A prime example of embracing ignorance can be found in a pending EPA plan to restrict science originally pushed in Republican legislation sponsored by the...

Questionable Termination Undermines Climate Science

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Contact:  Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org Contact: Chandra Rosenthal (303) 898-0798 University of Colorado-Boulder Serves Oil and Gas Special Interests On April 7, 2020, Dr. Detlev Helmig was abruptly and inappropriately...

Federal Lab Biosafety Whistleblower Targeted

USGS Plagued by Mishaps Endangering Scientists, Experiments, and Animals Washington, DC — A federal laboratory has suffered repeated breaches of biosafety, resulting in releases of high-risk aquatic pathogens posing dangers to the environment, as well as equipment...

EPA Political Appointees Violate Science Integrity Rules

For Immediate Release: Sunday, January 19, 2020 Contact: Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Complaint Details HQ Systematically Sidelining Science in WOTUS Review Washington, DC — In preparing one of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s...