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Union of Concerned Scientists: The State of Science in the Trump Era (2019)

Circumventing guidance from scientific experts by shutting out scientists from the decision making process, leaving science positions vacant, disbanding or compromising advisory committees, or sidelining independent expertise. Suppressing scientific studies when their findings undercut the administration’s political agenda. Politicizing scientific grants by…

 

Feds Loosen GMO Rules

We are all corporate guinea pigs now……just show them the money. What could possibly go wrong? “We simply cannot anticipate the unintended consequences of GE plants and animals. As the Institute for Responsible Technology has noted, the genetic engineering process…

 

California bans chlorpyrifos based on science, Trump hides science and approves child brain damaging chemical

The “sustainable wine industry” used over 700 pounds of chlorpyrifos in Two Rock. “….Trump’s most enduring legacy may be cancer, infertility and diminished I.Q.s for decades to come.” Trump’s Legacy: Damaged Brains – The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/10/28/opinion/sunday/chlorpyrifos-dow-environmental-protection-agency.html Oct 28,…

 

VOTE VETS: As Trump’s tanks roll through DC, trucks full of our shirts are on the way

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Activists sue in water project

“The Cadiz project will suck the desert dry while developers count their money,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity, which filed the suit along with the Center for Food Safety. “It’s an unsustainable water-privatization…