Day: April 23, 2008

Environmental News Environmental Protection Agency Government Policy Politics

Survey Shows EPA Scientists Experience “Political Manipulation”

The Union of Concerned Scientists reported today that of 1,600 scientist at Environmental Protection Agency that responded to a detailed online survey, more than half said that they had been subject to political interference in their work. Francesca Grifo, the director of the UCS Scientific Integrity Program, says the survey results show “an agency in crises”. Researchers […]Read More

Energy Non-Renewable Environmental Environmental News Peak Oil

News Break: Crude Oil Still Hitting Record Highs

Last Friday I reported the the record close of crude oil – then at $116.69 a barrel. So long ago… Crude oil futures closed at $119.37 yestereday. As I write this crude oil is trading at $117.12 – down from yesterday’s high but still above the then-record close of last Friday. Tags: crude+oil+price, price+of+a+barrel+of+oil, crude+oil+futuresRead More