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Tim Whitehouse
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May a Federal Scientist Do a Media Interview?

April 19, 2023

It’s Complicated: “Soft Gags” Mix False Transparency with Vague Threats

Gold Mine Expansion OK Shows Broken Air Permit Process

April 13, 2023

Colorado Refuses to Fix Major Underlying Flaws in Approving New Permit

Permit Renewal Shows BLM Not Serious on Range Reform

Despite Horrid Conditions No Recognition of Overgrazing or Climate Impact

White House Urged to Tighten Scientific Integrity Policy

Government-Wide Enforceable Transparency & Accountability Rules Needed

PFAS Fluorinated Container Citizens’ Suit Dismissed Without Prejudice

April 7, 2023

Groups Plan Intervention in EPA Lawsuit Against Inhance Technologies

Hunters Point Festering Radiation Waste Woes

April 6, 2023

Navy Statements Mask Seriousness of Remaining Parcel G Contamination

Waste Incinerators’ Toxic Output Should Be Reported

April 3, 2023

Incinerator Chemical Releases Not Included in EPA Toxics Release Inventory

Burnout a Big Concern for NOAA Workforce

March 29, 2023

Survey Reflects High Professional and Emotional Toll Throughout the Agency

Organizations Push to Get PFAS out of Plastic Containers

March 23, 2023

EPA must ban fluorination process that creates PFAS in plastics

San Francisco Parks Overflight Limits Grossly Inadequate

March 20, 2023

Suit Charges Air Tour Plan for Four Bay Area Parks Developed Illegally

National Strategy to Avoid Whale Ship Strikes Proposed

March 15, 2023

Increase in Ship Size and Traffic Drive Whales to Extinction in U.S. Waters

STATEMENT | EPA’s Action on PFAS in Drinking Water

March 14, 2023

EPA’s chemical-by-chemical approach leaves the public unprotected from the vast majority of toxic but unregulated PFAS.

BLM Oil Exemptions Threaten Sage Grouse in Wyoming

March 8, 2023

Groups Ask for Immediate Moratorium on Waiver of Habitat Protections

Scientific Basis for EPA’s Definition of PFAS Still Missing

March 1, 2023

Europe and Canada Embrace Inclusive PFAS Definitions While U.S. Dithers

Supersonic Jet Climate Fears Not Relayed to NASA Brass

February 28, 2023

“Major Concern” over Climate and Ozone from Independent Panel Buried

Congressional Rider Condemns Right Whale to Extinction

February 27, 2023

In Letter Featured in Science, Experts Decry Entanglement Protections Delay

Broadly Supported Petition Urges EPA Reforms for Bee and Bird-Killing Pesticides

February 22, 2023

Neonicotinoid insecticides targeted for wreaking eco-havoc despite lack of economic benefits

Public Health Scientist Sidelined by Industry Tactics

February 21, 2023

Academic Freedom Complaint Filed with University at Albany Senate

National Park Fossils May Block Big Transmission Line

February 16, 2023

Tule Springs Paleo Survey Results Complicate Controversial Greenlink Route

Groups Call on EPA to Ban Plastic Fluorination that Creates PFAS

February 13, 2023

EPA Must Release Withheld Health and Safety Studies

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