Daily Archives: February 3, 2011

Draft Republican bill would repeal EPA scientific “Endangerment Finding” on greenhouse gases and prohibit regulation

House Energy and Commerce Committee chair Fred Upton (R-Michigan) and Sen. James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) announced draft legislation that would repeal a scientific determination that carbon pollution poses threats to public health and the environment, strip EPA’s statutory authority and responsibility … Continue reading

Posted in Attacks on Climate Science and Scientists, Congress: Legislation and Oversight | 2 Comments

New Interior Dept. scientific integrity policy: first agency response to White House guidelines

The U.S. Department of the Interior issued a new policy February 1 on “Integrity of Scientific and Scholarly Activities,” making it the first agency to formalize a policy as called for by the White House scientific integrity guidelines issued in … Continue reading

Posted in Obama Administration, Scientific Integrity | 1 Comment