Washington

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...

Washington Public Record Laws

Citations RCW 42.56 (http://app.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=42.56) Exemptions to Disclosure The following records are exempt from disclosure: Preliminary drafts, notes, recommendations, and intra-agency memorandums in which opinions are expressed or policies...
Federal Lab Dumps Fish Pathogens into Lake Washington

Federal Lab Dumps Fish Pathogens into Lake Washington

For Immediate Release: Sep 24, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Six-Month High-Risk Bio-Breach Prompted No State Action as Recurrences Loom Washington, DC — For six months last year, a federal laboratory in Seattle released high-risk aquatic pathogens into...

Academic Freedom Settlement for Washington Wolf Scientist

For Immediate Release: May 15, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Academic Freedom Settlement for Washington Wolf Scientist Washington State University Pays Researcher Targeted by Industry to Leave Campus Washington, DC — Washington’s leading wolf expert has...

Ethics Complaint Against Rabid Anti-Wolf Legislator

Ethics Complaint Against Rabid Anti-Wolf Legislator Washington’s Rep. Kretz Threatened University to Fire Scientist and End Research Washington, DC — A Washington state legislator has engaged in an unrelenting and improper campaign to fire a university professor in...