Lyman said the Union of Concerned Scientists
felt "neutral" about the Senate bill, now that the NRC was given a waiver to raise fees and the proposal to eliminate the mandatory hearing process was removed.
CONTACTS: Hybrid Turbines, Inc., www.hybridturbines.com; American Wind Energy Association, www.awea.org; Union of Concerned Scientists
, www.ucsusa.org; Nina Pierpont's Wind Turbine Syndrome, www.windturbinesyndrome.com.
This teach-in launched the nonprofit Union of Concerned Scientists
(UCS), an organization now celebrating 40 years of engaged science research and outreach.
--HAROLD VARMUS, NOBEL LAUREATE AND COCHAIR OF THE PRESIDENT'S COUNCIL OF ADVISORS ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, AND KURT GOTTFRIED, PHYSICIST AND COFOUNDER OF THE UNION OF CONCERNED SCIENTISTS
, WRITING IN THE MARCH 20 SCIENCE.
Highly politicized groups such as the Union of Concerned Scientists
talk about reprocessing as leading to nuclear proliferation without the slightest evidence that this has ever happened or is even in danger of happening in those countries that have been reprocessing spent nuclear fuel over the decades.
President Barack Obama pledged in his inaugural address to "restore science to its rightful place" and promised that federal policy would be informed by "the most complete, accurate, and honest scientific information." (1) The president joined a chorus of condemnation against the Bush administration's "war on science," ranging from former surgeon generals, senior agency scientists, and the Union of Concerned Scientists
to the General Accountability Office and Congress.
FACED WITH THE PROSPECT of data showing biofuels aren't as carbon-friendly as they claim, the biotechnology industry is moving to stifle the release of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) analysis, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists
Learn more from the Union of Concerned Scientists
Site requires Java software,
The nonprofit Union of Concerned Scientists
polled some 1,600 EPA staffers via a written survey while personally interviewing dozens more and analyzing thousands of pages of government documents.
But he wouldn't mind the exposure that could come from winning the second annual Union of Concerned Scientists
' "Science Idol: the Scientific Integrity Editorial Cartoon Contest."
A scientist's guide to talking with the media; practical advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists