Oh… it’s the Freedom FROM Information Act

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I asked the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for e-mails relating to the EPA study published in the NIEHS journal Environmental Health Perspectives that started me on the EPA human testing controversy. Here’s a sample page from what I . . .

EPA Used 10-Year Old Children in Illegal Diesel Exhaust Experiments

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JunkScience.com has confirmed through the Freedom of Information Act that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency paid the University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to conduct experiments testing whether exposure to diesel exhaust harms . . .

Another shocking disclosure about the illegal EPA human testing experiments

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JunkScience.com readers have previously learned that EPA has been subjecting human study subjects (without obtaining informed consent) to exceedingly high short-term exposures to diesel exhaust (2-hours at roughly 30x typical ambient PM2.5 exposures). You’ve also learned that these experiments have . . .

Bad blood of research: Do human experimenters take the ‘informed consent’ requirement seriously?

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A psychiatrist recommends a patient for a University of Minnesota antipsychotic clinical trial — even though one week earlier the psychiatrist recommended the patient be involuntarily committed. The patient subsequently committed suicide, possibly but not certainly because of the medication. . . .

EPA human testing scandal extends to University of Washington; Study subjects not told diesel exhaust can kill

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University of Washington researchers have violated the Nuremberg Code and the federal regulations governing the conduct of human experiments, according to new documents obtained by JunkScience.com through the Freedom of Information Act. The air pollution research in question was funded . . .

WashExam: Senators — ‘EPA talking out of both sides of their mouth’ about illegal human experiments

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“Sen. David Vitter, R-La., ranking Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, and fellow committee member Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., accused the Environmental Protection Agency of ‘talking out of both sides of their mouth’ regarding new agency rules that . . .