Press Releases from the Union of Concerned Scientists

2017 Releases

March
3/24/2017 California Air Resources Board Holds Steady on Clean-Car Standards
3/16/2017 White House Budget Slashes USDA Funding, May Cut Popular Conservation Programs
3/16/2017 “Skinny Budget” Disregards Science, Placing Communities at Risk
3/15/2017 Republican Climate Resolution Shows Climate Change is a Bipartisan Issue
3/15/2017 Despite Overwhelming Evidence of Success, Trump Administration Stalls EPA Vehicle Standards
3/4/2017 White House’s Proposed Cuts to NOAA Will Undermine Science and Weather Forecasting Vital for Businesses, Military and States
February
2/27/2017 Upcoming Survey Will Show Above-Average Snowpack in California
2/17/2017 Lawmakers Ignored Pruitt’s Record
2/13/2017 California’s Oroville Dam Crisis Illustrates Need to Plan for More Extreme Weather
2/13/2017 What Does the Self-Driving Vehicle Future Look Like?
2/9/2017 Trump Reportedly Calls New START ‘Bad Deal’ in Call with Putin
2/8/2017 Hasty Dakota Access Pipeline Approval Disrespects Community Needs, Scientific Process
2/7/2017 Science Group Lauds Resignation of ExxonMobil Citizenship Board Member, Move Signals Growing Concern About Company’s Attacks on Nonprofits
2/2/2017 Pruitt Passes Out of Senate Committee—Full Senate Must Reject Him
2/1/2017 Tillerson Receives Highest “No” Vote for Secretary of State, Science Group Expects Him To Uphold Paris Agreement, Recuse Himself from Exxon-Related Matters for Full Term
January
1/31/2017 Chao Must Continue Progress on Climate, Build Cleaner and Fairer Transportation System
1/30/2017 To Protect Climate, Senators Must Reject Resolution Overturning Methane Rules
1/30/2017 President Trump Signs Reckless Executive Order Requiring Agencies to Cut Two Rules for Every New One Issued
1/28/2017 President Trump’s Executive Order Targeting Muslims and Refugees Is Un-American and Inhumane  
1/25/2017 President Trump Can Attack Agency Science, But Can’t Delete Climate Change
1/24/2017 Trump Administration Moves to Muzzle Scientists, Block Research
1/19/2017 Secretary of Agriculture Pick is Quintessential Big Ag and Wrong Choice for Farmers, Workers and Eaters, Says Science Group
1/19/2017 Maine Scientists Tell Sens. Collins and King Pruitt “Unacceptable Choice”
1/18/2017 California Air Resources Board’s Review of Advanced Clean Cars Program Recommends Stronger Future Standards
1/18/2017 Science Group Offers Reaction to Perry’s Nomination Hearing for Energy Secretary Position
1/12/2017 EPA’s Determination on Vehicle Efficiency Will Ensure Continued Progress, Benefits
1/12/2017 Pruitt an “Unacceptable Choice,” Ohio Scientists Tell Sen. Portman
1/12/2017 Biden Announces Reduction in US Nuclear Stockpile, Expresses Support for No-First-Use Policy
1/11/2017 Pruitt an “Unacceptable Choice,” Tennessee Scientists Tell Sens. Alexander and Corker
1/11/2017 New House Bill Would Make Protecting Public Health and Safety Impossible
1/11/2017 Tillerson A Twisted Choice for Secretary of State and Future Leader of US Climate Action, Says Science Group
1/11/2017 Department of Energy Moves to Protect Science with Strong New Policy
1/6/2017 New National Park Service Report Gets Scientific, Historical Preservation Stamp of Approval
1/5/2017 Massachusetts Makes Smart Moves to Increase Electric Vehicle Access
1/3/2017 New Congress Kicks Off With Attacks on Science-based Public Health Protections

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