Scientific Integrity

Star Tribune: University of Minnesota professor’s book investigates shocking medical research abuse

Star Tribune: University of Minnesota professor's book investigates shocking medical research abuse This article features Government Accountability Project Legal Director, Tom Devine, and was originally published here. Movies such as "Erin Brockovich" depict whistleblowers as heroes who undergo tough times before earning the satisfaction that they've benefited humanity. University of Minnesota philosophy professor Carl [...]

U.S. Military Planes “Crop Dusted the Workers” During BP Oil Spill Clean Up

Corexit was a public relations triumph because it falsely made it look like the oil disappeared. But it didn’t. Rather the so-called dispersant fused with the oil to create a new, far more toxic compound that sank to the sea floor, creating an underwater Death Valley. Even worse, the price was grotesque human tragedy.

NewsNation: East Palestine residents ‘getting sicker,’ testing expert says

"The EPA has stonewalled and Freedom of Information Act request and the EPA has refused to test residents that apparently are showing health symptoms. The EPA is refusing to test their property. Those are two things that are very suspicious. Why is the EPA not testing residents' soil and indoor air, and what does the EPA have to hide? Why won't they produce the FOIA request?"

2023-09-25T10:21:46-04:00September 25th, 2023|Environment, EPA, In The News, Public Health, Scientific Integrity|

Government Accountability Project launches investigation into East Palestine disaster response, files FOIA lawsuit against EPA, provides citizen whistleblower protection for independent scientist Scott Smith

Government Accountability Project is launching its own investigation into the EPA’s response to the East Palestine train derailment and providing citizen whistleblower protection to Scott Smith, the independent scientist who uncovered significantly elevated levels of dioxins and related compounds, or furans, in East Palestine, Ohio.

2023-09-21T15:31:43-04:00September 21st, 2023|Environment, EPA, Press release, Public Health, Scientific Integrity|

Our Top 5 of 2022

Our Top 5 of 2022 2022 was a record year! At Government Accountability Project, we were hard at work protecting whistleblowers and helping bring their disclosures to light. As one year ends and the next begins, we want to look back and reflect upon our best work and most important cases of 2022. Meltdown: [...]

Press Release: New York City Monkeypox Whistleblower Testifies About Health Department’s Dangerous Monkeypox Public Messaging

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2022 New York City Monkeypox Whistleblower Testifies About Health Department’s Dangerous Monkeypox Public Messaging Dr. Don Weiss Repeatedly Told City Officials that Advising the Public – “Sores Should be Covered” When Having Sex -- was Wrong Based on the Science and Medicine WASHINGTON—At today’s New York City Council Health [...]

2022-08-24T12:37:47-04:00August 24th, 2022|Monkeypox, Press, Public Health, Scientific Integrity|

Newsday: Monkeypox has health officials repeating their COVID-19 mistakes

Monkeypox has health officials repeating their COVID-19 mistakes This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dr. Don Weiss, and was originally published here. It’s a virus with a different name, different symptoms, and different forms of transmission. Yet as monkeypox spreads, we find ourselves mired in the same mess of mixed signals, contradictory [...]

Zero Hedge: Top NYC Health Official Claims ‘Retaliation’ After Monkeypox Messaging Dispute

Top NYC Health Official Claims 'Retaliation' After Monkeypox Messaging Dispute This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dr. Don Weiss, and was originally published here. A veteran top infectious diseases expert at the New York City Health Department says he was reassigned in "retaliation" for butting heads with higher-ups regarding the city's monkeypox messaging. [...]