Today, Independent Science News published an article by William Sanjour, an EPA whistleblower and NWC Board Member. In “Designed to Fail: Why Regulatory Agencies Don’t Work,” Mr. Sanjour uses his 30 years of experience at the EPA to not only explain the problem, but also to offer some solutions.
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Occupy EPA is marching again. On Friday, March 30, 2012, at 12 noon, they will march from Franklin Square Park (13th & I Sts NW in Washington, DC) to the headquarters of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (12th & Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Federal Triangle, Washington DC). There, at 1:00 pm, they will lead a rally

Protestors from a wide range of organizations led by Occupy DC, the No FEAR Coalition, the National Whistleblowers Center, net-We.org, Federal Alliance for Workplace Accountability, and others will demonstrate against the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, November 10 at noon.

The demonstration will gather at noon at Freedom Plaza before proceeding to the Environmental

David Lewis, Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, Bill SanjourNo Fear: A Whistleblowers Triumph over Corruption and Retaliation at the EPA is a new book by environmental whistleblower Marsha Coleman-Adebayo (pictured, with EPA whistleblowers David Lewis and Bill Sanjour). In 1996, Dr. Coleman-Adebayo was a senior policy analyst for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). She was assigned to an international team to assist the

David Swanson reports in AfterDowningStreet.org that the Bush administration has accelerated efforts to purge federal departments of whistleblowers before the inauguration of President-Elect Obama.  The story follows on the heels of a Washington Post report about the "borrowing" of political appointees into civil service positions to protect their jobs after the change of administrations.

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The African-American Environmentalist blog has reported on discussions suggesting that Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo might be a pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Dr. Coleman-Adebayo joined the EPA as an African affairs specialist in 1990. She has 18 years experience at the agency and a doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In