Steve Milloy

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EPA Chief Puts Science Back Into Environmental Protection

Mar 28, 2018 — Steve Milloy

EPA Chief Puts Science Back Into Environmental Protection

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt may be just a lawyer, but so far he has done more to bring sound science to the EPA than any scientist ever affiliated with the agency.

And, apparently, he’s just getting started.

Since taking the reins at the EPA and despite not having a full complement of presidential appointees helping him—not to mention the 15,000 agency employees, many of whom fancy themselves as part of the “resistance”—Pruitt has shaken up the EPA’s 47-year-old culture and practice of politically-driven science.

Pruitt’s first move last fall was to reform the agency’s practice of appointing its own university research grantees to its science advisory boards so they would be in position to rubber-stamp agency actions. This practice contravened federal law that requires these boards to be made up of unbiased scientists.—More…..

Shock: EPA exposes human guinea pigs to lead; Agency ignores own ‘no safe’ exposure dete

Dec 13, 2012 — Steve Milloy

The EPA has exposed human test subjects to lead despite the agency’s conclusion that there is “no safe” level of exposure to the heavy metal.

EPA sued in federal court over illegal human testing

Sep 24, 2012 — Steve Milloy

Washington, DC – (Sep. 24) announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been sued in federal court for conducting illegal life- and health-threatening scientific experiments on human subjects.

Battle over genetically engineered food heading to voters

Jul 21, 2012 — Steve Milloy

A fight over genetically engineered foods has been heating up in the nation"s grocery aisles. Now it"s headed for the ballot box.”

Quite a propaganda coup for organic food scammers and shameless anti-capitalist activists.

Green Jobs Count: Fewer Than Before, Sillier Than Ever

Jul 10, 2012 — Steve Milloy

Back in March, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released a study showing our economy had 3.1 million green jobs. Recently, it issued another green jobs study with a headlining number of 854,700 green jobs. Don’t worry—the economy did not lose 2 million green jobs in three months. There were not 3.1 million green jobs to begin with. And there are not 854,700 green jobs now.

Because we’ve been asked—the nonsense thousand—year enhanced greenhouse effect

Jul 7, 2012 — Steve Milloy

People seem to be a bit shy of asking questions via the blog comments and so tend to write direct to the editor. Unfortunately time constraints mean I’ll have to stop responding – I just can’t keep up with the mail. Heck, you don’t have to give your real name and emails are never published unless so requested so there is no reason for reticence. Ask via the blog.

EDITORIAL: Just say no to Rio

Jun 20, 2012 — Steve Milloy

Global-warming bureaucrats shouldn’t get their hands on American cash

Lorrie Goldstein: NDP green plan bad news

May 23, 2012 — Steve Milloy

Thomas Mulcair’s so-called “solution” to the “problem” of the oil sands artificially inflating our dollar and gutting Canada’s manufacturing sector is to take billions of dollars more out of the pockets of ordinary Canadians.

Mark J. Perry: 200 Year Supply Of Oil In One Single Shale Formation

May 13, 2012 — Steve Milloy

The Green River Formation—an assemblage of over 1,000 feet of sedimentary rocks that lie beneath parts of Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming—contains the world’s largest deposits of oil shale.

Banning junk science from Capitol Hill

May 1, 2012 — Steve Milloy

Washington Times
Federal courts have a system to keep junk science out of courtrooms. It’s time Congress adopts one, too.

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing April 17 on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent Mercury Air Toxics Standard (MATS), which is intended to reduce mercury emissions from coal-fired electric power plants at a cost of about $10 billion per year.

Folding light: Wrinkles and twists boost power from solar panels

Apr 28, 2012 — Steve Milloy

Taking their cue from the humble leaf, researchers have used microscopic folds on the surface of photovoltaic material to significantly increase the power output of flexible, low-cost solar cells.

EPA human experiments debunk notion of ‘killer’ air pollution: Agency hides exculpatory results

Apr 20, 2012 — Steve Milloy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has conducted air pollution experiments on live human subjects that discredit its claims that fine particulate matter kills people. obtained the explosive and heretofore undisclosed results through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and reveal them here for the first time.

Are natural products really natural?

Apr 16, 2012 — Steve Milloy

“Given the choice, many people prefer natural products to items made with chemicals and toxins.”

IBD: While We Dither On Oil, It’s Drill, Beijing, Drill

Apr 12, 2012 — Steve Milloy

A Chinese oil company is now the world’s top producer. While we sleep and watch pump prices rise, China, India and even Cuba seek supplies the world over, including drilling off the Florida coast.

New EPA Results: Fracking Has Not Contaminated Water In Pennsylvania

Apr 10, 2012 — Steve Milloy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing further evidence that hydraulic fracturing did not contaminate groundwater in a small Pennsylvania town where some residents believe natural gas drilling fouled their domestic wells.

Lawsuits target Coca-Cola, major brands

Apr 10, 2012 — Steve Milloy

It is way past due to expunge this kind of nonsense from the legal system – and dump the environmentalists’ BS while we’re about it. If this klutz can’t reasonably be expected to tell the difference between a piece of fruit and a processed drink then it’s doubtful he’s competent to be allowed out unsupervised.

MASSACRE! Australian Left records worst election result since Federation

Mar 24, 2012 — Steve Milloy

Queensland has decisively rejected Labor, reducing them to a political rump who may not even achieve party status (10 or more seats in the new parliament). While State issues have strong influence in State elections this is a severe repudiation of Labor and its National policies – notably the despised carbon tax and the assault on State revenues through an additional profits tax on mining States’ main exports of coal and iron ore (mainly afflicting Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia).

Suzuki: Deny Deniers their Right to Deny!

Mar 10, 2012 — Steve Milloy

Maybe we could be imprisoned?

EPA Science Advisors Not So ‘Independent’

Mar 6, 2012 — Steve Milloy

The EPA states on its web site that, “The Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) provides independent advice to the EPA Administrator on the technical bases for EPA’s national ambient air quality standards.”[Emphasis added]

Flashback: JunkScience predicts outcome of EPA ‘endangerment finding’ litigation

Feb 29, 2012 — Steve Milloy

We aren’t K St. lawyers bilking deep-pocketed clients at $500+ per hour — but we knew the endangerment finding litigation against the EPA was doomed from the start.