Tuesday, July 19, 2005

E.P.A. to spend millions on public relations:
“Good science does not need spin,” stated PEER Program Director Rebecca Roose, pointing to recent reports that have faulted the agency for improperly altering scientific work on mercury, asbestos, water pollution and even the public health dangers at the World Trade Center following the September 11 attacks. “EPA’s scientists are telling us that there is not enough funding for vital environmental and health research but there appears to be no shortage of money for media manipulation.”
Also, this revealing factoid: since 1970 the size of the average home has increased 55 percent, while the size of the average family has decreased 13 percent.

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