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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jerry Miller
The White House blocked efforts by federal scientists to tell the public just how bad the Gulf oil spill could have been, according to a panel appointed by President Obama to investigate the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
The publication of this slim and easily read book is timely, to say the least. As Congress and the nation debate yet again the size of our nuclear stockpile and the various treaties surrounding nuclear weapons, Jerry Miller's work provides a history of how we amassed so many warheads - a ready reference to the plethora of treaties and agreements over the years.
"I would very much doubt that anyone would put restrictions on NOAA's ability to articulate factual information," Mr. Miller said.
But Jerry Miller, head of the White House science office's ocean subcommittee, told the Associated Press in an interview at a St. Petersburg, Fla., conference on the oil flow that he didn't think the budget office censored NOAA.