UCS Comments on DOE Questionnaire
Statement from Andrew Rosenberg, Director of the Center for Science and Democracy at Union of Concerned Scientists regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team disavowing a 74-item questionnaire that was sent to the Department of Energy last week.
It’s great to see that the Trump transition team is admitting that demanding a list of employees was a mistake. This action was clearly inappropriate, and could intimidate Department of Energy employees and dissuade them from the important work they do… The swift and strong negative response to this incident should signal to the Trump administration that the scientific community is organized, engaged, and watching closely to make sure that independent science is respected an
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