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ID:

392

Date:

2008-10-17

Headline:

Agencies Rated on Scientific Candor

Reporter's name:

Marc Kaufman

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Washington Post

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) used FOIA, among other resources, to obtain information for a "report card" grading federal government agencies on their policies of releasing scientific information to the press and public. UCS used FOIA to obtain copies of existing communications policies from the agencies surveyed, though some agencies did not have comprehensive policies.

Keywords:

Union of Concerned Scientists, scientists, UCS, information, release,

URL:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/10/16/AR2008101603993.html


Agencies:

BLM
CDC
CPSC
DOI
EPA
FDA
FWS
NASA
NIH
NOAA
OSHA

States:

DC

Categories:

general government


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