Democrats, Scientists Slam Trump Administration Actions On Scientific Boards

Tom Burke, EPN member, former EPA Science Advisor and former Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Research and Development, was quoted in this article about his testimony at a Congressional hearing on the Trump Administration’s attacks on science, from barring scientists with EPA grants from serving on its advisory boards to a recent executive order requiring agencies to slash at least one-third of all eligible advisory committees. Similar articles ran in E&E and Courthouse News Service.