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Science Group Pans MOX   
(Friday - January 16, 2015) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
- blogs.rollcall.com - The îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî is pushing to end construction of the contested mixed oxide plutonium disposal project under construction in South Carolina. âEvery dollar spent on...
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Plowing over local control   
(Friday - January 16, 2015) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
- Nuvo - As a 2008 report published by the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî states: âThe costs we pay as a society to support CAFOs â in the form of taxpayer subsidies, pollution, harm to rural communities,...
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Topics announced for upcoming Science Cafés   
(Friday - January 16, 2015) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
- Fosters Daily Democrat - Erika Spanger Siegfried is a senior analyst in the climate and energy program at the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî and one of the lead authors of the 2014 "Encroaching Tides" report, which...
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House Passes Bill To Make Everything Harder And Worse   
(Friday - January 16, 2015) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
- Think Progress - In an analysis for the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî (UCS), Celia Wexler, a representative for the Scientific Integrity Initiative at UCS, says this âspecial-interest interferenceâ...
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Obama Climate Change Plan To Cut Methane Emissions From Oil And Gas Industry Lacks Regulatory Muscle, Enviros Say   
(Friday - January 16, 2015) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
- International Business Times - âThe plan is only addressing part of the problem. Theyâre not tackling the lionâs share of current emissions,â Jeffrey Deyette, a senior energy analyst at the îUnion of...
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Small modular reactor development faces slow, fading progress at Savannah River Site   
(Thursday - January 15, 2015) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
- the Augusta Chronicle - Edwin Lyman, a senior scientist at the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî, said the push to develop small modular reactors has lost momentum. The viability of the mini-reactors â for which...
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How Congress is Cutting Science Out of Science Policy (Op-Ed)   
(Thursday - January 15, 2015) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
- Live Science - Celia Wexler is a senior Washington Representative for the Center for Science and Democracy at the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî (UCS), where she focuses on food and drug safety, protections for...
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Republican effort to remake U.S. regulatory process ruffles science groups   
(Thursday - January 15, 2015) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
- news.sciencemag.org - The bill prescribes âradical changes and subverts the ability of science to inform agency policymaking,â Celia Wexler of the Scientific Integrity Initiative of the îUnion of Concerned...
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Home generators: Reliable power source in emergency   
(Thursday - January 15, 2015) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
- NBC Montana - At the same time, the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî reports that electrical power failures are becoming increasingly frequent, due to an upsurge in what they term "extreme weather events." Installing a...
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Science policy: From Brookhaven to Bush   
(Thursday - January 15, 2015) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
- Nature - It was only in 2004 that he seemed to comment on the role of science advice in developing public policy, after the non-profit îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî (UCS) issued a statement on 'Restoring Scientific...
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