by Jonathan DuHamel on Sep. 24, 2012, under TusconCitizen.com/Health
Public health consultant Steve Milloy, publisher of Junkscience.com and the nonprofitAmerican Tradition Institute Environmental Law Center (ATI) have sued the EPA for conducting illegal life- and health-threatening scientific experiments on human subjects. The tests are still ongoing and conducted “with the assistance of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine” according to Milloy.
Since at least 2004 and up through the Obama administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been secretly testing highly toxic/lethal air pollutants on unhealthy human study subjects for the sole purpose of finding out what harm would be caused by the exposures. In no case, were the human study subjects fully informed of the dangers posed by the experimentation, nor were they intended to benefit from the experimentation.
The mere approval and conduct of these experiments (in which the EPA treated human beings as guinea pigs for toxicity testing), not to mention the EPA’s failure to obtain informed consent from the study subjects, violates virtually every regulation established since World War II, including federal regulations and EPA’s own rules, concerning the protection of human subjects used in scientific experimentation. EPA may also incur criminal and civil liabilities from this conduct.
What are the EPA experiments?