December 19, 2012
Did Obama Block Science for Political Advantage?
Jon Entine, Slate
As president, Barack Obama promised to change "the posture of our federal government from being one of the most anti-science administrations in American history to one that embraces science and technology." To publicly guarantee that, the White House issued a science integrity memorandum in 2009 pledging, “Political officials should not suppress or alter scientific or technological findings and conclusions.”
TAGGED: FDA, salmon, genetically modified organisms, Obama administration