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House Republicans just passed a bill forbidding scientists from advising the EPA on their own research

two other bills aimed at impeding the EPA, including one that prevents the agency from relying on what it calls “secret science” in crafting its regulations — but which in reality, opponents argue, would effectively block the EPA from adopting any new rul
Salon Magazine
added Nov 26, 2014 11:06
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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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[Kentucky] FANG: Mitch McConnell Will Say Anything for a Ham

“I’m not a scientist,” McConnell responded...But earlier in his career, when McConnell played a pivotal role on behalf of the tobacco industry...believed he had enough scientific knowledge to question public-health officials.
The Nation
added Oct 23, 2014 13:41
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OGE: Blowing Smoke at Global Warming

In 1993, my office at the Environmental Protection Agency released a landmark study...cigarette companies were already decades-long veterans of a war against facts. Since at least the 1960s, the tobacco industry had refined an innovative technique to cou
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 20, 2014 22:32
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ARCHIVE: Second-Hand Smoke: Smoke Screen?

Judge William Osteen said the “EPA publicly committed to a conclusion before research had begun” ... CHARLES BLIXT: What the judge has found is that this is de facto regulation by the EPA. CAROL BROWNER: No. No. ... BLIXT: The EPA, according to our suppl
PBS
added Apr 24, 2014 11:21
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PERCIASEPE: Clearing the Air: EPA Secondhand Smoke Research Making a Difference | EPA Connect

Through their research, our scientists released a landmark health assessment in 1992, The Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking: Lung Cancer and Other Disorders, that found that secondhand smoke leads to serious health complications, and even pre
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Mar 23, 2014 23:26
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JALBERT: Breathe Free

The two main strategies for preventing exposure to secondhand smoke in multifamily buildings are to prohibit smoking in the building entirely, or seal individual units where smoke-free policies are not currently in place. About 10 percent of public housi
Multi-Housing News
added Oct 10, 2013 02:06
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KABAT: The Real Motivation Behind Park And Beach Smoking Bans

journal Health Affairs, Ronald Bayer and Kathleen Bachynski, researchers at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public, examine the scientific justification for these bans. The article is unusual for the authors’ willingness to take an independent look at both
Forbes
added Jul 23, 2013 19:38
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[New Mexico] Carruthers led effort backed by tobacco firm

Carruthers, Republican governor of New Mexico from 1987 to 1990 and currently one of five finalists for the presidency of New Mexico State University ... Carruthers, 73, downplayed his role as the public head of TASSC and distanced himself from Philip Mo
Albuquerque Journal
added May 3, 2013 01:41
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EPA unaware of industry ties on cancer review panel

Companies with a stake in chromium have borrowed from the Big Tobacco playbook, using science to create doubt. Ever since the brassy Brockovich knocked on doors in Hinkley to organize a class-action lawsuit, scientists paid by industry have tried to conv
Center for Public Integrity
added Feb 16, 2013 22:17
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