Whistleblower KBRA Scientist Uncovers Falsifying Science In Scientific Report by Secretary Salazar on Klamath Dam Removal

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Whistleblower KBRA Scientist Uncovers Falsifying Science In Scientific Report by Secretary Salazar on Klamath Dam Removal

Posted on March 1, 2012 by mucker


In scientist Dr. Houser’s whistleblower allegation (noted above) of Dept. of Interior falsifying science and other misconduct in the scientific report report by Secretary Salazar on the Klamath, Ms. Kira Finkler, Deputy Commissioner for External and Intergovernmental Affairs, Bureau of Reclamation,, was one of the people who committed misconduct. When Houser exposed the misconduct of those falsifying the science, Finkler fired Houser. It appears that the Deputy Commissioner of the BOR, Kira Finkler, was promoted to her position from TROUT UNLIMITED by the president into the Obama Administration’s 2nd top position in DC for the Bureau of Reclamation. What influence has TROUT UNLIMITED had in the science proceedings of dam removal??
On KBC’s Whose Who page is one of the many environmental groups signed on the KBRA/Klamath Basin Restoration agreement, Trout Unlimited. The article by Tony Thayer explains the ties with global banking, PacifiCorp, Clintons, U.N., Federal Reserve Bank, Trilateral Commission…
Coalition of Agriculture and Conservation Groups Call for Passage of Farm Bill this Year Which Serves the West, by Family Farm Alliance director Dan Keppen 2/28/12. KBC NOTE: this is a coalition with Trout Unlimited, The Nature Conservancy, Environmental Defense Fund, and other groups promoting joint “Farm Bill.” Tides, partly funded by George Soros, funds TNC and Environmental Defense. Family Farm Alliance has run many articles supporting the KBRA. Keppen, past director of Klamath Water Users, is an engineer and media consultant for the KBRA On Project plan.
* Allegation of scientific and scholarly misconduct and reprisal for a disclosure concerning the biased summarization of key scientific conclusions for the Klamath River dam removal Secretarial determination process, from Dr. Paul R. Houser, Science Advisor and Scientific Integrity Officer, Bureau of Reclamation, Washington D.C., to Office of the Executive Secretariat and Regulatory Affairs Department of the Interior, to Office of the Executive Secretariat and Regulatory Affairs, Department of the Interior, posted to KBC 2/27/12. “This Klamath dam removal Secretarial determination is reported to have a cost to the public (taxpayers and ratepayers) in excess of $1B, so a misinformed or premeditated decision could be a gross waste of funds.”
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Dr. Paul R. Houser

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Dr. Houser in an internationally recognized expert in local to global land surface-atmospheric remote sensing, in-situ observation and numerical simulation, development and application of hydrologic data assimilation methods, scientific integrity and policy, and global water and energy cycling. He received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Hydrology and Water Resources from the University of Arizona in 1992 and 1996 respectively. Dr. Houser's previous experience includes internships at the U.S. Geological Survey and at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Houser joined the NASA-GSFC Hydrological Sciences Branch and the Data Assimilation Office (DAO/GMAO) in 1997, served as manager of NASA’s Land Surface Hydrology Program, and served as branch head of the Hydrological Science Branch. In 2005, he joined the George Mason University Climate Dynamics Program and the Geography and Geoinformation Sciences Department as Professor of Global Hydrology, and formed CREW (the Center for Research for Environment and Water). Dr. Houser has also teamed with groundwater development and exploration companies (EarthWater Global and Geovesi) and has served as Science Advisor to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Dr. Houser has led numerous scientific contributions, including the development of Land Data Assimilation Systems (LDAS), the Hydrospheric States Mission (Hydros/SMAP), the Land Information System (LIS), the NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS), and the Water Cycle Solutions Network (WaterNet).

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