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Survey Finds Bush Administration Interfering with EPA Scientists

Article: Survey Finds Bush Administration Interfering with EPA Scientists

WASHINGTON, DC, April 24, 2008 (ENS) – The Bush administration has frequently meddled with scientists at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to a survey released today by a scientific advocacy group. The Union of Concerned Scientists reports that nearly two-thirds of the 1,586 staff EPA scientists who responded to a questionnaire complained of recent…

Government Scientists Seek Protection Under New Whistleblower Bill

Article: Government Scientists Seek Protection Under New Whistleblower Bill

WASHINGTON, DC, March 19, 2008 (ENS) – Four dozen groups spanning the political spectrum sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Tuesday urging lawmakers to include scientists who work for the federal government in pending legislation designed to strengthen protection for whistleblowers. The coalition of academic, consumer, environmental, government reform and health groups, which includes…