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EPA Science May Face 'Case By Case' Review By Trump Team, Official Says

"Scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency who want to publish or present their scientific findings likely will need to have their work reviewed on a 'case by case basis' before it can be disseminated, according to a spokesman for the agency's transition team."

Source: NPR, 01/26/2017

SEJ Objects to Trump EPA Gag Order, Threat of Data Removal

On behalf of the Society of Environmental Journalists, president Bobby Magill has issued a letter to President Trump and the journalism community objecting to the silencing of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency staff. Currently, EPA staff and public affairs people can not talk to journalists. SEJ also urges the Trump EPA to maintain online access to climate and other vital environmental information.

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Trump Administration Tells EPA To Cut Climate Page From Website: Sources

"U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has instructed the Environmental Protection Agency to remove the climate change page from its website, two agency employees told Reuters, the latest move by the newly minted leadership to erase ex-President Barack Obama's climate change initiatives."

Source: Reuters, 01/25/2017

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