Category: Klamath

Fired scientist resolves whistleblower complaint with feds

December 7, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

By TIM HEARDEN

Capital Press [link]

YREKA, Calif. – A former U.S. Bureau of Reclamation senior science adviser who claimed he was fired earlier this year for speaking out about the Klamath River dam removal process has apparently …

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Former employee settles scuffle with agency over firing complaint

December 4, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

INTERIOR:

Former employee settles scuffle with agency over firing complaint

Emily Yehle, E&E reporter

Published: Tuesday, December 4, 2012

A former scientific integrity officer has come to an agreement with the Interior Department over his allegation that the agency fired …

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Scientific Whistleblower Complaint Resolved

December 4, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

For Immediate Release: Dec 04, 2012 [link]
Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337

SCIENTIFIC WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT RESOLVED

Successful Mediation under Auspices of U.S. Office of Special Counsel

Posted on Dec 04, 2012 | Tags: DOI, Scientific Integrity


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Scientist Accuses Obama’s Interior Department of Misconduct

August 14, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

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Secrecy creep

August 14, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Secrecy Creep: Executive branch agencies have learned well from the Obama administration’s fixation on punishing whistleblowers         

By , Salon

August 14, 2012

 

That the Obama administration has waged an unprecedented war on whistleblowers is by now well-known

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Critique of the DOI Scientific Integrity Policy

August 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

 

Critique of the DOI Scientific Integrity Policy

(305 DM 3, 1/28/11)

August 8, 2012

Dr. Paul R. Houser

Introduction:I served as a member of the Department of Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Scientific …

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PURGED SCIENCE ADVISOR TESTS INTERIOR’S INTEGRITY POLICIES

August 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

PEER: For Immediate Release: August 8, 2012 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337

PURGED SCIENCE ADVISOR TESTS INTERIOR’S INTEGRITY POLICIES — Salazar’s Press Office Wanted No Traceable Trail on Scientific Accuracy Protests 

Washington, DC — One of the Interior Department’s …

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Full Committee Oversight Hearing on “Oversight of the Actions, Independence and Accountability of the Acting Inspector General of the Department of the Interior”

August 2, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

On August 2, 2012, the House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee had an oversight hearing on the independence and accountability of the Department of the Interior’s Office of Inspector General [transcript].  Most of the hearing focused on the …

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Department of Interior Email update on Scientific Integrity Review

July 10, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

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From: Ralph_Morgenweck@fws.gov [mailto:Ralph_Morgenweck@fws.gov]

Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 12:18 PM

To: phouser@gmu.edu

Cc: suzette_kimball@usgs.gov; ldovell@usgs.gov; Fay_Iudicello@ios.doi.gov;

Subject: Contractor review of your allegations of scientific misconduct

Dr. Houser, in order to keep you abreast of …

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Decline in king salmon is rooted in the sea, state biologists say

June 25, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Mon Jun 25 09:40:24 EDT 20121900 The Anchorage Daily News (www.adn.com)

By RICHARD MAUER (06/24/12 22:06:41)

Something in the ocean has been death to Alaska’s king salmon.

The state’s iconic fish, treasured for food, sport and cash, should now be …

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