EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Accelerates Politicization of Agency’s Science Advisory Board

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By Michael Halpern, Union of Concerned Scientists Earlier today, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt strongly suggested that the agency will not consider any candidate for EPA’s science advisory committees who has received a grant from the agency. Such a gobsmackingly boneheaded move would further...
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USDA Reorganization Sidelines Dietary Guidelines

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By Sarah Reinhardt, Union of Concerned Scientists Last month, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a number of proposed changes to the organization of the vast federal department he oversees. With its 29 agencies and offices and nearly 100,000 employees, the US Department of...
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