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Anita Desikan

Anita Desikan is a research analyst for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists.

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Strong Scientific Integrity Policies Can Protect America's Most Underserved Communities

The people that face some of the worst impacts from a departure of science-based policies are underserved communities—communities that are already overburdened with cumulative stressors such as air and water pollution.

Anita Desikan ·


Political Officials Undermine CDC Scientists’ COVID-19 Studies

These actions by HHS erode the public’s trust in science to get us through this pandemic, presenting a threat to people’s health and safety.

Anita Desikan ·



The EPA's New Shameful Tactic: Avoid People Poisoned by Coal Ash

The Trump administration has rolled back requirements for public hearings regarding federal rules, making the fossil fuel industry even less accountable to communities.

Anita Desikan ·

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