Steven Milloy (pictured) is an industry lobbyist who has represented American Petroleum Institute, FMC Corp, Fort Howard, International Food Additives Council, and Monsanto. He claims to have written over 500 columns and articles in newspapers and "major online media". He has sought to cast doubt on global warming, ozone depletion, the dangers of DDT, nuclear power, genetically modified (GM) food, asbestos, pesticides and various chemicals using the term junk science.
Milloy popularised the term junk science with a website JunkScience.com where he defines as "faulty scientific data and analysis used to advance special and, often, hidden agendas". He claims "social activists, such as the 'food police,' environmental extremists, and gun-control advocates, may use junk science to achieve social and political change" and "government regulators may use junk science to expand their authority and to increase their budgets".
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