Scientific American: What You Know about Trump’s Assault on Science Was Just the Tip of the Iceberg

What You Know about Trump’s Assault on Science Was Just the Tip of the Iceberg This op-ed was written by our Senior Counsel and Director of Education and Partnerships Dana Gold and was originally published here. From political manipulation of COVID-19 research to censorship of weather forecasters who tried to contradict President Trump’s false claims [...]

Earth Island Journal: Helping Oil Spill Impacted Communities

Helping Oil Spill Impacted Communities This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. On March 23, 1989, marine toxicologist Riki Ott gave a talk to the Valdez, Alaska Mayor’s Committee about the impact of oil spills on ocean ecosystems. Using crepe paper creatures and magnets, she showed how oil droplets move [...]

2021-06-17T14:09:56-04:00June 17th, 2021|Environment, In The News|

The Hill: Federal data is key to optimal governance and business — open it with public input

Federal data is key to optimal governance and business — open it with public input This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. The Biden administration has made it clear that data is vital to achieving its top priorities. President Biden has signed data-driven executive orders on climate change, racial equity, economic recovery and COVID-19. Data is both a [...]

Harrison News-Herald: Falcon Pipeline drawing heat, accusations of misconduct

Falcon Pipeline drawing heat, accusations of misconduct This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. HARRISON COUNTY – Shell’s Falcon Pipeline, which began construction in 2019 places Harrison County in the center of more action, as if the fracking industry wasn’t enough. The pipeline begins specifically around Scio and Cadiz where it [...]

Protecting our Planet: Celebrating the Importance of Whistleblowers on Earth Day

Protecting our Planet: Celebrating the Importance of Whistleblowers on Earth Day In honor of Earth Day on April 22, the world recognizes the anniversary of the modern environmental movement. Started in 1970, Earth Day provides an outlet for individuals and institutions alike to put a spotlight on the state of the planet.  At Government [...]

2021-06-03T12:19:11-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Blog, Environment, EPA|

Global Government Forum: Biden to promote diversity and union rights in federal workforce

Biden to promote diversity and union rights in federal workforce This article features Government Accountability Project’s Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. President-elect Biden has set out his priorities for government and the federal service, though work on the handover from Donald Trump has so far been blocked by the General Services [...]