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[West Virginia] Critics say HONEST Act undercuts EPA’s use of science

the rhetoric of the HONEST Act. “When the tobacco industry or the Republican Congress say they want sound science, they don’t mean sound science,” Michaels said. “They mean something that sounds like science.”
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Apr 11, 2017 15:10
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REPUBLICANS ARE USING BIG TOBACCO’S SECRET SCIENCE PLAYBOOK TO GUT HEALTH RULES

The small group of lawyers and PR strategists orchestrating the secret science effort are closely tied to those attacking the EPA from within. All have connections to either big tobacco, oil, or both — and almost all have been affiliated with a small, ri
The Intercept
added Feb 13, 2017 03:56
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VIDEO: Full Committee Hearing- Making EPA Great Again [Adjourned at 1:15 PM]

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
added Feb 7, 2017 17:37
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Obliterating EPA would create chaos, experts say

Rep. Matt Gaetz has garnered support from a trio of congressmen in what he assures would translate to a smooth transition in oversight and regulations from the federal government to individual states. But legal experts disagree with the Fort Walton Beach
USA Today
added Feb 6, 2017 03:21
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HEARING CHARTER Tuesday, February 7, 2017-- Full Committee Hearing: “Making EPA Great Again”

Witnesses will discuss how EPA can pursue environmental protection and protect public health by relying on sound science... For questions related to the hearing, please contact Majority Staff at 202-225-6371.
House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
added Feb 6, 2017 00:55
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ARCHIVE: Turning free speech into corporate speech: Philip Morris' efforts to influence U.S. and European journalists regarding the U.S. EPA report on secondhand smoke.

what we report here is that even journalists can fall victim to well-orchestrated and presented public relations efforts regardless of their scientific validity. It is not clear how various professional media organizations oversee the ethical conduct of t
Preventive Medicine
added Feb 6, 2017 00:35
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Full Committee Hearing- Making EPA Great Again

Witnesses The Honorable Jeffrey R. Holmstead Partner, Bracewell LLP Dr. Kimberly White Senior Director, Chemical Products and Technology, American Chemistry Council The Honorable Rush Holt CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science Dr
House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
added Feb 6, 2017 00:28
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REPUBLICANS WANT TO MAKE THE EPA GREAT AGAIN BY GUTTING HEALTH REGULATIONS

the House Committee on Science Science, Space, and Technology is expected to hold a hearing...lawyers and PR strategists orchestrating the secret science effort...have connections to either big tobacco, oil, or both — and almost all have been affiliated w
The Intercept
added Feb 5, 2017 15:27
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GLANTZ: Republicans Want to Make the EPA Great Again by Gutting Health Regulations (with lots of tobacco ties)

Lerner just posted a great story on efforts to redefine science to make issuing health regulations almost impossible. The people involved have lots of tobacco ties... “The Secret Science Reform Act,” a bill that would limit the EPA to using only data tha
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 5, 2017 15:23
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Trump Signs New Regulatory Limits; Cigar Regulations Not Affected

it seems possible the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could propose to eliminate two rules enacted by Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The executive order does provide more effective limits on funding. One part of the four-page order requires any
HalfWheel
added Jan 31, 2017 19:48
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