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A MASSIVE SCANDAL UNFOLDS SCIENTIFIC FRAUD INFESTS FISH & WILDLIFE’S TOP RANKS A NATIONAL DISGRACE

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“it appears that the history of the Fish and Wildlife, and specifically…Regional Director Benjamin Tuggle, [Deputy Director Rowan] Gould, and Ashe is that whistleblowing retaliation is tolerated or even condoned. Apparently someone got promoted or something good happened to them after they retaliated.”

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1888530_791967040830921_1291441710_nThe hierarchy of habitat, the Fish & Wildlife Service, is reeling from a recent expose’ by insider and whistleblower Gary Mowad. F&W’s
fabrications reveal a lack of credibility increasingly coming down from the very top. The organization, truly has become a bloated tapestry of scientific deception which is meant to de-industrialize America, and in the end, catapult her back into the 1800’s by using doctored statistics and fabricated research to support their broad claims.

Saving an old growth tree is one thing but purposefully stopping America’s wheels of production from turning has caused massive unemployment and vast economic hardship upon the people by orchestrating a 1000 + endangered species program but with a regular pattern of falsified science which is treasonous and is meant to destroy a nation but then rebuild it into the liking of an unconstitutional state lacking basic needs and those blood bought rights and freedoms which were enshrined since the founding of America. Total control of the people by government is the long term objective.

A conspiracy? Here are the facts.
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SCIENTIFIC FRAUD INFESTS FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE TOP RANKS

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Whistleblower Hearing Traces Corruption and Retaliation Back to Director’s Door.

Posted on Feb 25, 2015

Washington, DC —An explosive whistleblower hearing transcript paints a vivid picture of rampant scientific misconduct, callous reprisal and systemic mendacity within the upper echelons of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS), according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) which posted the full texts today. The transcript also illustrates how a highly-touted agency Scientific Integrity Policy has become a tool for just the opposite..

This whistleblower case is striking because it involves a high-level manager rather than a field biologist; Gary Mowad is a 28-year FWS veteran and former Deputy Director for law enforcement. For the past few years, Mowad had been the FWS Texas Administrator for the Ecological Services Division, handling a parade of thorny endangered species and natural resource issues arising out of the Lone Star State..

The hearing took place because Mowad challenged being placed on an open-ended “detail” causing him to leave Austin for Albuquerque for a position with no apparent duties. The reassignment followed his reporting a number of scientific integrity concerns, including what he termed a blatantly political decision by the FWS hierarchy to reverse the staff recommendation that the dune sagebrush lizard, with habitat in the heart of Texas oil country, be listed under the Endangered Species Act.

In an August 18, 2014 hearing before the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, testimony indicated:.
•Widespread scientific fraud, such as using models to classify paved parking lots as endangered species habitat, is facilitated by top FWS officials to accommodate a network of politically connected consultants called the “Texas mafia;”
•Within hours after Mowad’s disclosure to the FWS Scientific Integrity Officer, it was relayed to top headquarters officials, and he was ordered to vacate his office. An arrangement to end Mowad’s exile was personally quashed by FWS Director Dan Ashe; and
•The Whistleblower Ombudsman for Interior’s Office of Inspector General testified that “Months of pointed discussions and stern warnings…have not resulted in any formal and permanent action” to discipline managers guilty of misconduct or protect whistleblowers from further retaliation.

Mowad’s case quickly settled after MSPB Judge Mary Ann Garvey summarized what she had heard by saying “it appears that the history of the Fish and Wildlife, and specifically …Regional Director Benjamin Tuggle, [Deputy Director Rowan] Gould, and Ashe is that whistleblowing retaliation is tolerated or even condoned. Apparently someone got promoted or something good happened to them after they retaliated.”.

“Political skewing of science in today’s Fish & Wildlife Service is just as rife and blatant as it was during the darkest days of the Bush years,” stated PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch, whose organization represented other FWS scientists working in the Southwest Region under Tuggle. “The Service’s entrenched culture of corruption persists with the full knowledge and blessing of Director Dan Ashe.”.  READ MORE AT PEER.ORG/news