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UCLA-affiliated professors nominated for EPA Scientific Advisory Board

James Enstrom, a former UCLA professor who claims he was wrongly terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants, was nominated to the Science Advisory Board... the president of the Scientific Integrity Institute, which he found
Daily Bruin (UCLA)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:17
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EPA’s Proposal to Restrict Science Will Be Delayed: Score One for Science.

The proposal was originally designed to fight limits on second-hand smoke by essentially excluding from the decision-making process studies that would demonstrate population-level impacts on public health. Those studies rely on the confidential medical re
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Oct 19, 2018 18:24
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Climate change doubters are finalists for Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board

said that Enstrom's research, which has vastly different conclusions from those of the majority of scientists, justifies rolling back EPA regulations on air pollution... "His research shows that the EPA PM2.5 NAAQS is scientifically unjustified and must u
Science
added Oct 19, 2018 12:15
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Senate Democrats highlight use of tobacco playbook to implement Trump’s anti-EPA agenda

Booker pointed to the use of the “secret science” term by opponents of EPA regulations. It’s the same rhetoric that was used by the tobacco industry in the 1990s when that industry was fighting tighter regulations of secondhand smoke, the New Jersey sena
Think Progress (blog)
added Oct 4, 2018 18:19
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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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Monsanto Roundup cancer lawsuit raises questions about EPA, herbicides and ethics

“On one end of the spectrum you have very potent carcinogens like asbestos, and tobacco smoke, that affect a broad swath of people, on the other hand you have very innocuous things...In-between those, you have everything else, and a mild-to-moderate carci
Salon Magazine
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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YEARS AGO FOR JULY 21

1993...The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency urges parents not to smoke in their homes and said nonsmokers should be protected from secondhand smoke in public places and on the job.
Youngstown (OH) Vindicator
added Jul 23, 2018 06:14
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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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WILSON: Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors revived by Pruitt’s science transparency policy

Big Tobacco realized the best chance of avoiding regulation lay not in attempting to combat each study as it came out, but rather in changing the standards to which those studies were held. To do this, they sought to use transparency and reproducibility
The Hill
added Jun 4, 2018 22:02
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Scott Pruitt's Secret Science Plan Was Developed to Defend Tobacco and It Could Be Coming for Clean Air Rules

In early 1998, lobbying and PR company Powell Tate was busy with a strategy to protect its tobacco industry clients from health and safety regulations. Costing roughly $200,000, the plan was called “Secret Science” and would be a public affairs campaign
DeSmogBlog
added May 7, 2018 22:09
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