Retiring federal judge goes off on federal scientists

Fresno U.S. District Judge Oliver W. Wanger excoriated government scientists for deception and zealotry with respect to the Delta smelt. Sadly, Judge Wanger’s retirement is imminent. Click to read the story.

EPA pulls secondhand smoke trick on TCE

EPA says in a new assessment that the widely used solvent trichloroethylene (TCE) is carcinogenic to humans by all routes of exposure. But the EPA has simply pulled the same trick on TCE as it did on environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) — a trick that got the EPA’s ETS cancer risk assessment trashed by a federal court. Continue reading EPA pulls secondhand smoke trick on TCE