Interior Department Wants Stricter Data Standards in Conservation Decisions
Interior Department Wants Stricter Data Standards in Conservation Decisions
A new rule would emphasize public, peer-reviewed reports in its decision-making, which has scientists concerned about the exclusion of sensitive, private data.
Interior Department Wants Stricter Data Standards in Conservation Decisions
Interior Department Wants Stricter Data Standards in Conservation Decisions

A new rule would emphasize public, peer-reviewed reports in its decision-making, which has scientists concerned about the exclusion of sensitive, private data.

A new rule would emphasize public, peer-reviewed reports in its decision-making, which has scientists concerned about the exclusion of sensitive, private data.

Department of the Interior
Trump Admin Restricts Federal Scientists Talking with Reporters
Trump Admin Restricts Federal Scientists Talking with Reporters
Ashley Yeager | Jun 22, 2018
USGS researchers must get approval from the Department of the Interior before speaking to the media.
Interior Department’s Screen of Meeting Abstracts Called Censorship
Interior Department’s Screen of Meeting Abstracts Called Censorship
Kerry Grens | Jun 16, 2018
USGS scientists need approval from a political appointee before they can present research at two big geological conferences.
US Interior Department Adopts Political Screening Process for Grants
US Interior Department Adopts Political Screening Process for Grants
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 11, 2018
The new policy affects academic and nonprofit grants and cooperative agreements exceeding $50,000. 
EPA and Interior Department Overhaul Scientific Advisory Boards
EPA and Interior Department Overhaul Scientific Advisory Boards
Aggie Mika | May 9, 2017
In an effort to split from the Obama administration, EPA replaces scientists from a central advisory board while the Interior department freezes 200 plus advisory groups.