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Secrecy and Security News
Newer News: September 2003
- The Cover Sheet Coverup by Tom Zeller, New York Times, August 31. "Keeping top secret documents away from prying eyes is one thing, but how about the cover sheet?"
- National Academy Presidents Letter on Behalf of Accused Scientist Thomas C. Butler, letter to Attorney General Ashcroft, August 15. "We are particularly concerned about the impact that Dr. Butler's case may have on other scientists who may be discouraged from embarking upon or continuing crucial bioterrorism-related scientific research."
- Groups urge panel to reject Yucca provision in bill, Las Vegas Review-Journal, August 15. "Seventeen environmental and government watchdog groups this week urged Congress to reject a provision that could tighten secrecy on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project."
- TSA in "Witch Hunt," Air Marshals Say by Brock N. Meeks, MSNBC.com, August 12. "The Transportation Security Administration is conducting a 'witch hunt' to ferret out and discipline employees in the federal air marshal program who have talked to the media, several sources within the program told MSNBC.com."
- Blown Cover by David Ballingrud, St. Petersburg Times, August 10. "Anonymous officials in the Bush administration, Wilson said in an interview last week, have managed to damage or even endanger his wife, compromise national security and perhaps break the law - all at the same time."
- DOE seeks law that could tighten Yucca secrecy by Steve Tetreault, Las Vegas Review-Journal, August 9. "A small piece of legislation expands DOE control on information about unclassified security-related aspects of nuclear waste storage facilities and factories that enrich uranium for nuclear fuel."
- Policy Advice Behind Closed Doors by Lois Ember, Chemical and Engineering News, August 4. "Sen. Robert C. Byrd (D-W.Va.) used floor debates over the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) fiscal 2004 spending bill to try to shine light on how the department gets its advice."
- The Truth About Polygraphs by Charles P. Pierce, Boston Globe, August 3. "A National Academy of Sciences study validates long-held doubts about the reliability of polygraphs. So why does the government still rely on them to screen applicants for jobs?"
- Senators Appeal Decision to Keep the 9/11 Report's 28 Pages Classified, news release from Sen. Charles Schumer, August 1. "It's clear to me that the support for making this material public is growing by the day," Schumer said. "We've gotten 46 people on this letter and there are two other Senators who have called for the public disclosure of this material."
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