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In the news: Quote of the Day

Thursday, September 21, 2006

“It really shows how peer review has just turned into some form of pixie dust that is sprinkled over studies so that they can save companies money when they run into regulatory problems.”

--Former EPA assistant administrator Lynn Goldman, and professor of public health at Johns Hopkins University, after reading RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. documents bragging about the money saved from architecting an EPA study to squash regulation of a toxic fumigant.

From: "Journals feel pressure to adopt disclosure rules". Environmental Science & Technology, 20 Sep 2006

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