Gretchen Goldman

Photo: Yvette Arellano/TEJAS Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency reversed long-standing guidance that helps limit hazardous pollution such as mercury and lead from major sources like power...

The government may not be operating this week and Congress has been an ongoing part of the many attacks on science in the past year but last week Congress did something good. A bipartisan effort in...

Photo: Tim Evanson/Wikimedia Commons At the end of last month, we saw yet another casualty in the Trump administration’s war on science-based policy . The administration announced it would...

Have you ever checked to see if a product has been recalled because of a safety concern? As a parent of a young child, I am deeply familiar with this task. Babies are expensive and buying used...

Halloween is here, and we have a lot to be spooked about when it comes to the future role of science in this country. In addition to the Trump administration’s ongoing assault on science , companies...

The Trump administration is using bogus science to justify restrictions on birth control access, building on a legacy of Presidential administrations' politicization of science around contraceptives...

The Arkema chemical facility in Crosby, Texas. Google Maps image. As Harvey continues to wreak havoc in the Southeast, one issue is starting to emerge as a growing threat to public health and safety...

With all the recent headlines about the Trump administration’s attacks on the government scientific enterprise—from dismissing scientists from advisory committees, to hiring untrained or conflicted...

Dear Administrator Pruitt, When you decided this week to delay the 2015 ozone rule by one year, citing “insufficient information,” did you think about the science of ground-level ozone? Did you look...

Last Thursday, President Trump held a press conference in the White House Rose Garden—a setting where many past presidents have given great speeches, announced new initiatives, and held special...

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