20 Jul '17, 7pm

if you only read two six-month reviews of the Trump administration today, make them @UCSUSA's

Sidelining independent science advice. The Trump administration has weakened federal advisory committees that provide scientific advice to the government. Appointing conflicted individuals to scientific leadership positions. President Trump has appointed to the highest positions in government individuals with little science background and with strong ties to the industries they are charged with regulating. Leaving key science positions vacant. President Trump has taken an unusually long time to fill many high-level science positions, signaling the low priority his administration places on science. Revoking science-based safeguards. Aided and abetted by Congress, President Trump has allowed politics to supersede science by signing an unprecedented 13 congressional resolutions rolling back science-based protections, including safe drinking water standards and safeguards to p...

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