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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Hypocrisy’s stink hangs over wind farm

“Friends of the Land of the Keweenaw” (FOLK)...Steve Milloy...served on Donald Trump’s EPA transition team...with the Cato and Heartland institutes and was a paid shill for the Philip Morris tobacco company while posing as an independent journalist. He wa
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Feb 13, 2018 17:57
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MILLER: Controversial Trump Nominee Michael Dourson Is Finally Leaving EPA Job He Never Had

Dourson had a history of supporting weakening standards for toxic chemicals to the detriment of people’s health—working for the tobacco industry to downplay the effects of secondhand smoke, the chemical industry to bless Teflon, and the Koch brothers to d
AlterNet.org
added Jan 31, 2018 03:46
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Looking Back

1993:...EPA administrator William K. Reilly's endorsement of a report by a panel of scientific advisers to the agency ended a contentious two-year review of the issue during which the panel's evidence and conclusions were denounced repeatedly by the tobac
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jan 8, 2018 15:51
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GUEBERT: Discrediting science is not a good idea

calls the HONEST Act. A more honest name for it would be the Dishonest Act because it institutionalizes Big Tobacco’s ignorance-inspiring, doubt-producing sound science standard as the law the of the land. More specifically, the central part of the bill
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jan 4, 2018 23:48
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[Indiana] LAUTENBERG: THE HAZARDOUS NOMINEE WHO COULD LEAD THE EPA'S CHEMICAL SAFETY PROGRAM

As a Senator, my late husband, Frank Lautenberg, made it his mission to fight for the health of Americans...Dourson is certainly not unique in doing this kind of work: There are plenty of scientists who worked for big tobacco, and more recently the chemi
WTHI-TV (Terre Haute, IN)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:33
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ASCHWARDEN: There’s No Such Thing As ‘Sound Science’ / The easiest way to undermine good science is to demand that it be made “sound.”

The phrase was adopted by the tobacco industry in the 1990s ...Philip Morris vice president of corporate affairs Ellen Merlo wrote that the program was designed to “discredit the EPA report,” “prevent states and cities, as well as businesses from passing
FiveThirtyEight
added Dec 6, 2017 17:38
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EPA Boots Scientists To Make Room For Corporate Hacks

these are some of the worst of the worst. These are people who once lobbied on behalf of the tobacco industry to let us know that, hey, there’s nothing dangerous about smoking cigarettes. Specifically, they told us there was no absolutely no harm in secon
Ring Of Fire Network
added Nov 26, 2017 23:37
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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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EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies

Eleven new members of the [EPA's] Science Advisory Board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution...including two who have spun science for tobacco companies
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:11
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EPA Awards $25K Grant to Lewiston, Maine Non-profit for Indoor Air Quality Efforts

to reduce health threats caused by poor indoor air quality, including radon indoors, mold and secondhand smoke. The Central Maine Community Health Corps received the funds from EPA’s Healthy Homes program for a program that will reduce the negative health
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:49
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