While Pandemic Unfolds, EPA Is Attempting to Sideline Science With Exclusionary New Policies

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By Ken Kimmell, Union of Concerned Scientists If COVID-19 can teach us anything, it is this: having the best science, data and analysis available to and used by government decisionmakers is not only important—it can be a matter of life and death. Unfortunately, the United States EPA apparently...
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The Price We Will Pay for Suppressing CDC Scientists During Pandemic

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By Anita Desikan, Union of Concerned Scientists We are being forced to endure a chilling situation. The White Househas taken control over the voice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during the COVID-19 pandemic and, at times, has used its own voice to actively undermine...
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Harvard Study: In Places With Dirty Air, COVID-19 Patients at Greater Risk of Death

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By Alex Formuzis, Environmental Working Group Coronavirus sufferers in places with dirtier air are far more likely to die than those in areas with cleaner air, according to the first nationwide study of the connection between fossil fuel pollution and deaths from COVID-19. Disease experts with...
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