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Environmentalists vs. whistleblowers

June 21, 2012

Because of his disagreements with colleagues and members of the California Air Resources Board, a UCLA professor has resorted to suing the school to keep his job of 35 years.

Strong disagreements had taken place over the extent to which certain air pollutants affect public health. Adam Kissel, vice president of programs for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), says the final straw was when Dr. James Enstrom blew the whistle concerning the deceit of a member of the department...

Schools: University of California, Los Angeles Cases: University of California at Los Angeles: Non-Reappointment of Controversial Professor