Survey Says: New Report Shows Scientific Integrity at Federal Agencies Needs Improvement

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By Gretchen Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists Do you feel like your scientific work is too politicized?  If you are a scientist working for the federal government, the answer might be yes. Thousands of scientists report that political considerations are given too much weight at their...
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Not an Easy Fix

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By Sean Doyle, U.S. PIRG The Volkswagen scandal is about emissions – nearly half-a-million diesel cars in the U.S. spewed up to 40 times the legal limit of nitrogen oxides (NOx). But fuel economy is a big part of the story too. Americans bought diesel Volkswagens to get great mileage...
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US States’ Ability to Protect from Toxic Chemicals Under Attack on Two Fronts

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By the Center for International Environmental Law US States’ ability to protect public health and the environment is under attack on two fronts – at home and abroad, but with the same enemy orchestrating the attack: the chemical industry. On the home front, the chemical lobby is aggressively...
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