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15 02, 2019

Liberty Headlines: Federal Court Sides with Trump Over Banning Obama’s EPA Cronies

2019-02-19T13:45:38-04:00February 15th, 2019|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, CASAC, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Michael Barnes Liberty Headlines A federal district court for the District of Columbia has upheld the Trump administration’s crackdown on cronyism within the Environmental Protection Agency. Tuesday’s ruling in the case Physicians for Social Responsibility vs. Wheeler was a big win for the Trump administration—but the case is far from settled, said Steve Milloy, a [...]

13 02, 2019

New American: Court Gives Trump EPA Victory Over Soros-funded Group

2019-02-13T17:07:00-04:00February 13th, 2019|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", Billionaire Scammers, CASAC, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Milloy, Richardson, Rockefeller's, Soros|

by James Murphy The New American On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia upheld a Trump-era EPA rule that disqualifies scientists in receipt of grants from the EPA from holding any advisory position in the agency. During the Obama administration, many scientists given those highly coveted advisory positions were also being [...]

13 02, 2019

Daily Caller: DC District Court Hands Trump’s EPA A Major Victory Over Environmentalists

2019-02-13T11:02:27-04:00February 13th, 2019|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, CASAC, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Michael Bastasch, Energy Editor The Daily Caller The District of Columbia District Court granted the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) petition to dismiss legal action against a policy to prohibit scientists from receiving agency funding while sitting on advisory boards. EPA issued the policy directive in 2017 under former Administrator Scott Pruitt. A coalition of [...]

13 02, 2019

Press Release: DC Circuit upholds Trump EPA ban of conflicted science advisors

2019-02-13T11:03:22-04:00February 13th, 2019|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Billionaire Scammers, CASAC, Conflict of Interest, Milloy, Press Releases, Richardson, Rockefeller's, Soros|

U.S. District Court for D.C. Upholds Trump EPA Ban of  Conflicted Science Advisors E&E Legal's Steve Milloy Instrumental in Initiating and Pushing the Issue Forward For Immediate Release: February 13, 2019 Contact: [email protected] 202-810-2001 Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, the U.S. District Court for DC upheld the Trump Administration's Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) efforts to clean up cronyism in how coveted [...]

22 11, 2018

Daily Caller: EPA Science Panel Stacked With Experts Paid Millions By EPA

2018-11-26T12:05:26-04:00November 22nd, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Billionaire Scammers, CASAC, Media Coverage, Milloy, Scandal|

by Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) science advisory panel tasked with reviewing ozone regulations is stacked with experts who have collectively received millions in agency funding over the years. Of the 20 scientific advisers sitting on EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) Ozone Panel, 17 have received a total of [...]

15 10, 2018

E&E News: Wheeler hands ‘YUGE win’ to foes of science panels

2018-10-16T13:34:59-04:00October 15th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, CASAC, Media Coverage, Milloy|

Sean Reilly E&E News reporter Two years ago, Steve Milloy was at the forefront in promoting a lawsuit aimed at forcing EPA to dissolve and reconstitute a scientific panel that would review the agency's standards for soot and other tiny airborne particles. The suit failed, but Milloy, who served on President Trump's EPA transition team, [...]

12 10, 2018

Daily Caller: EPA Ramps Up Its Overhaul Of ‘Independent’ Science Advisory Boards

2018-10-16T13:46:49-04:00October 12th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, CASAC, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage|

by Tim Pearce Daily Caller The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is phasing out an air quality advisory panel as it continues to reform and cut back the web of experts that inform the agency’s policy decisions. The Particulate Matter Review Panel (PMRP) is not scheduled to research or review EPA policies next year, according to [...]

21 12, 2017

Daily Caller: Scientists Sue EPA For Not Letting Them Take Taxpayer Money And Serve On Advisory Boards

2018-01-08T18:03:25-04:00December 21st, 2017|Bad Science, CASAC, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Scandal|

by Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller Two environmental groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its new policy of not allowing scientists benefiting from agency funding to also serve on advisory boards. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the new policy in October to “ensure independence” and “geographical representation” on scientific advisory boards. “Whatever science comes [...]

16 11, 2017

CNBC: Climate skeptics and coal boosters gather to cheer Trump’s energy agenda — and hold his feet to the fire

2017-11-28T16:01:23-04:00November 16th, 2017|CASAC, Media Coverage, Milloy, Transition|

by Tom DiChristopher CNBC HOUSTON — Clips of President Donald Trump extolling the virtues of fossil fuels played over a bed of soaring music, in the well-appointed hotel ballroom, as images of coal miners and the Statue of Liberty flashed across the screen. When the video came to a close, the audience erupted in applause [...]

7 11, 2017

The Hill: EPA, Pruitt may face lawsuits over advisory board changes

2017-11-14T16:02:09-04:00November 7th, 2017|Bad Science, CASAC, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Timothy Cama The Hill Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt may face legal challenges over his decision to block grant recipients from serving on advisory committees. Environmentalists, Democrats and scientific societies have slammed Pruitt over the new policy, saying it unnecessarily blocks the best experts in their fields from giving the agency advice, [...]

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