Category Archives: Risk assessment

More on the rubberized Chevron Deference

More and more I believe this Hamburger strategy and argument on the rubberized Chevron gambit can be a game changer. And it appears to have some traction. Serial executive branch agency misconduct has energized the argument.

Hamburger wrote the book Is Administrative Law Unlawful? in 2014 with applause from Hamburger is not shy about writing more, and here is a law review article on the issues.

Forthcoming in George Washington Law Review
Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-417

Link and excerpt below.

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The Atlantic is emblematic of the nutty alternative medicine thing

The Atlantic Mag is criticiaed in an essay linked below for it’s committment to promoting alternative medicine.

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Steve Goreham on the insanity of EPA air regs–based on bad epidemiology

Steve Goreham is a wonderful and effective writer, a great ally in this battle and friend.

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Science attitudes affected by age, race, gender

This is no surprise, however, the attitudes of people about science do make a big political difference.

I suggest it is no age race gender, but attitude about risk and level of knowledge about how things work.

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Goreham goes yard.

I can’t ever complain about the writing advocacy of Steve Goreham.

Here below he takes up our JS favorite advocacy–the problem of EPA lies on air pollution and their refusal to release their data.

I will tell you I can detect their junk science without looking at their data–they pronounce based on bad scientific principles anyway. Their small associations don’t prove toxicity and they actually admit it.

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Now the Harvard Nurse’s Health Study junk mill says citrus causes melanoma

Sure a 10 % risk–that is in an observational study–some basic rules for evaluating the pile of crap.

Besides, I thought that the melanoma experts were convinced it was UV ray exposure. Jon Samet and the ACS probably have some survey study association of melanoma with tobacco use, even second hand smoke exposure. Research is so much more rewarding when you can cheat for a chance at publication and ignore the rules.

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More on the SCOTUS put down of EPA

I am not happy because the SCOTUS is still reluctant to question the EPA junk epidemiology and toxicology claims.

They are still ignoring the EPA sponsorship of human exposure research that involves exposures that the EPA says are lethal, toxic and cause cancer.

What can you say when a Federal agency promoted unethical and illegal research?

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