Daily Archives: March 27, 2011

Will House negotiators in budget standoff continue effort to shut down biological and environmental research at DOE?

As the likelihood of a government “shutdown” on April 8 appears to grow, House Republican budget negotiators continue to seek draconian budget cuts in a long list of programs – including, in effect, killing further 2011 funding for the Department … Continue reading

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The U.S. Congress has entered the anti-science intellectual wilderness of willful ignorance, says the science journal Nature

“It is hard to escape the conclusion that the US Congress has entered the intellectual wilderness,” said Nature, the international weekly journal of science, in an editorial on the March 15 House committee action on the EPA Endangerment Finding. “Republicans … Continue reading

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