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ID:

264

Date:

2007-10-29

Headline:

FOIA reveals DOI political interference with science

Reporter's name:

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Earthjustice

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

A former Bush administration official interfered with the scientific findings of a report that officials relied on to decide the status of a small threatened seabird in Pacific Northwest coastal forests, according to documents the interest group Earthjustice obtained under FOIA.

Keywords:

Julie MacDonald, biological status report, marbled murrelet, Earthjustice, Pacific Northwest, Bureau of Land Management, Northwest Forest Plan, Endangered Species Act, Earthjustice, Conservation Northwest, Oregon Wild, The Wilderness Society, Seattle Audubon Society, EPIC, Center for Biological Diversity, Audubon Society of Portland.

URL:

http://www.yubanet.com/artman/publish/printer_68761.shtml


Agencies:

DOI
FWS

States:

CA
OR
WA

Categories:

endangered species


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