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 paid rather handsomely with EPA grant money. Former EPA head Scott Pruitt announced the new rule in 2017…
“Yesterday’s U.S. District court Decision was a great step in restoring integrity to the critically important role that the scientific advisory committees play in formulating and promulgating environmental policy,” [Steve] Milloy said. “Given the unlimited resources of the Left, however, this issue is far from settled, and we can expect future court challenges before it is etched in stone.”..
As E&E Legal President Craig Richardson points out, “Organizations led by Soros and the Rockefeller heirs have a long history of using front groups like [Physicians for Social Responsibility] to push ‘global warming’ and now ‘climate change’ to eradicate fossil fuels in America, thereby killing our economy, destroying jobs and sending countless poor and elderly into ‘energy poverty.’”