Daily Archives: January 14, 2009

Sen. Whitehouse to EPA nominee Lisa Jackson: “Get a good IG” and watch out for OMB “bullyboys”

During today’s confirmation hearing for Lisa Jackson, nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse urged her to get an agency Inspector General who would investigate problems with EPA’s mismanagement and possible illegalities under the Bush administration, and … Continue reading

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New and much improved “Unified Synthesis Report” is open for a second round of public comment

The U.S. Climate Change Science Program has released a second iteration of a report that synthesizes and describes in lay terms the current scientific understanding of global climate disruption.  Major improvements over a heavily criticized initial draft released in July … Continue reading

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