Elliott Negin

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Elliott handles media relations for the Nuclear Power and Global Security programs. He also regularly writes for AlterNet, EcoWatch and other publications on UCS-related topics. See Elliott's full bio.

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke refused to meet with National Park System Advisory Board members last year, prompting most of them to quit. Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr

From National Parks to the EPA, Trump Administration Stiff-Arms Science Advisers

The Trump administration’s testy relationship with science reminds me of that old saying: Advice is least heeded when most needed. Read more >

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New York City smog in the 1960s. Photo: Wikimedia

Trump Vows to Kill 50 Years of Federal Health and Safety Protections

President Trump wants to set the regulatory clock back to 1960, and last week he acted it out for the cameras. Read more >

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Hyping US Missile Defense Capabilities Could Have Grave Consequences

During a recent interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity about the threat posed by a potential North Korean nuclear strike, the President declared that the United States has “missiles that can knock out a missile in the air 97 percent of the time.” The facts, however, tell a different story. Read more >

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Trump Nominee Kathleen Hartnett White Ignores Climate Change In Her Own Backyard

White has personally experienced climate change-related extreme weather events in her home state of Texas. Scientists say they are only going to get worse. Read more >

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EPA Chief Pruitt’s Recent Halloween Trick Will Scare the Health Out of You

On Halloween, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt gave Americans the equivalent of an apple filled with razor blades. Read more >

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