29 Sep '17, 7pm

The @UCSUSA now provides confidential legal aid to federal scientists and their allies.

The @UCSUSA now provides confidential legal aid to federal scientists and their allies.

Scientists’ role in the federal government is profound—whether through the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Agriculture, or the Bureau of Consumer Protection, the national government relies on scientific research to keep Americans safe and healthy. However, scientists’ ability to do their jobs freely has been under threat since President Trump’s election. For instance, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration lacks an appointed leader , climate scientists worry that their collaborative report for the National Climate Assessment will be muzzled, and the Environmental Protection Agency canceled its own proposed ban of chlorpyrifos , a neurotoxic pesticide (though some senators are fighting to put the ban back on the table). Enter the Union of Concerned Scientists , an organization with a mission to prevent political interference in federal science....

Full article: http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/see-something-say-someth...

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