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Scott Pruitt Just Doesn’t Know When To Stop

Earlier this month, in a bold move, Scott Pruitt terminated all Environmental Protection Agency board members who receive grants for their research and replaced them with eleven controversial new members, including those who have a history of downplaying
Legal Reader
added Nov 21, 2017 13:22
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Beekeeper, Farmers, and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA over Failed Oversight of Neonicotinoid-coated Seeds

filed a lawsuit today challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) inadequate regulation of the neonicotinoid insecticide seed coatings used on dozens of crops. EPA has allowed millions of pounds of coated seeds to be planted annually on more t
Center for Food Safety
added Jan 7, 2016 02:04
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[USA] Conservative lobby group Alec plans anti-environmental onslaught

On the agenda for its environment and energy task force are draft model bills that will seek to disband the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), expand offshore oil drilling, and weaken environmental protections for smog and other air pollutants
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 23, 2014 23:18
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[Canada] John Luik

a Canadian philosopher with a history of vocally opposing government agency efforts to warn people about the health dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke. Luik was involved in a tobacco industry-coordinated attack on United States Environmental Protection
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Nov 13, 2014 22:35
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MILLOY: What’s EPA smoking?

The EPA plans to issue in mid-December more stringent air-pollution standards for fine particulate matter (PM2.5), soot and dust roughly the width of a human hair. . . . If you can smoke for 10 years and have zero chance of sudden death, you can breath
Washington Times
added Dec 1, 2012 10:51
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JERVEY: Irony Alert: Tobacco Apologist Steve Milloy's EPA Human Testing Scare Campaign

Oh, the irony. A guy who built his career -- and fortune -- by muddying the science on the health effects of smoking is now accusing the E.P.A. of harming lungs and causing heart problems. Steve Milloy, the former Big Tobacco flack who now runs the tras
DeSmogBlog
added Oct 24, 2012 17:45
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Trump administration quietly moves to weaken radiation regulations

The radiation regulation is supported by Steven Milloy, a Trump transition team member for the EPA who is known for challenging widely accepted ideas about...health risks of tobacco. He has been promoting Calabrese’s theory of healthy radiation on his bl
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 3, 2018 08:40
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8 ways resigning EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt suppressed science

Eleven new members of the EPA’s board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution and other hazards, including two who have spun science for tobacco companies
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Jul 8, 2018 14:44
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TIERNEY: Scott Pruitt, Warrior for Science

[EPA's] conclusion that secondhand smoke was killing thousands of people annually was ruled by a judge to be in violation of “scientific procedure and norms”—and was firmly debunked by later research....Steve Milloy recounts in his book, Scare Pollution:
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Apr 23, 2018 16:37
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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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