Thursday, February 10, 2005

Bush's War on Science Continues

The Union of Concerned Scientists reports yet another example of the Bush administration altering scientific findings to fit their political agenda:

Politics Trumps Science at U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Survey Reveals Inappropriate Orders to Alter Scientific Findings, Decisions

Washington, D.C.—Political intervention to alter scientific results has become pervasive within the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS), according to a survey of its scientists released today by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). As a result, endangered and threatened wildlife are not being protected as intended by the Endangered Species Act, scientists say.



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