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ESA decisions reversed due to "inappropriate influence"

November 27, 2007

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Good news today regarding the Endangered Species Act: US Reverses Endangered Species Rulings. Apparently a Bush appointee by the name of Julie MacDonald exerted political pressure on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to deny increase protection to a number of endangered species. According to the article, MacDonald resigned in May after the Interior Department’s […]

We Berate, You Deride – A closer look at the background of Steven J. Milloy, executive director of DemandDebate.com

November 27, 2007

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Yesterday we looked at a survey produced by DemandDebate.com that claims to show a complete lack scientific consensus on global heating. And I illustrated that the survey was so crippled by bad methodology, poor question design, and selection biases that it could have only one purpose – anti-global heating propaganda. Today we turn our attention […]