06 Sep '11, 7pm

Interior Employee Set Off Inquiry on Polar Scientist: An inspector general seems to contradict official statemen...

Courtesy of University of Alberta Scientists collaring a polar bear for a study. In July, the study was put on hold and a federal scientist who supported it was suspended. The allegations that led to an Interior Department investigation of Charles Monnett, a federal biologist specializing in Arctic wildlife, were made by “a seasoned career Department of the Interior employee” in March 2010, the department’s acting inspector general wrote last month. In keeping with the tradition of shielding the identity of informants, the employee was not identified, but the origins and aims of the investigation into “acts of scientific misconduct” were laid out in an Aug. 25 letter from the acting inspector general, Mary L. Kendall, to Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma. Ms. Kendall wrote that her office “investigates allegations of scientific misconduct by following the facts wherever the...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/06/interior-employ...

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