Daily Archives: March 10, 2008

Sen. McCain’s mockery of a significant federal scientific grizzly bear study

The Washington Post’s March 10 front page story, “McCain Sees Pork Where Scientists See Success—Candidate Criticizes Ambitious Bear Study,” illustrates two things to us once more: (1) the Senator is not always careful about how he uses, or misuses, scientific … Continue reading

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Environmental groups sue Bush administration to force polar bear protection

Today the Center for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace, and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) sued the Bush administration for missing its legal deadline for issuing a final decision on whether to list the polar bear under the Endangered Species Act … Continue reading

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