Posted by Daniel Lopez | 12 March 2020

Once again, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) has prevailed in its fight against government secrecy about taxpayer-funded animal experiments! The news was first reported on Bloomberg Law. In two separate lawsuits filed against the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in 2017, WCW challenged the agency’s refusal to release certain information about its wasteful and cruel...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 11 March 2020

In advance of Sunshine Week, 2019 WCW “Congressional Waste Warrior” awardee Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) took to the Senate floor to shed light on egregious and secretive government waste, and wasteful taxpayer-funded animal experiments were front and center. “Folks, this is your money: So, shouldn’t you have a right to know how it’s being spent?”@brad_polumbo...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 02 March 2020

Just a week after White Coat Waste Project released never-before-seen videos of NIH bureaucrats wasting tax dollars to give monkeys brain damage and torment them with toy snakes and spiders, powerful Democrat and Republican lawmakers are demanding answers. The federal government has spent almost $100M on monkey brain studies since 2007, including $16M on tests in...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 28 February 2020

Taxpayers have a right to know how our money is being spent, and people in Maryland will certainly rethink their support for the Bethesda-based National Institutes of Health (NIH) when they see White Coat Waste Project’s (WCW) new ad campaign. In November 2019, public transit officials in Maryland unlawfully rejected WCW ads exposing how the...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 23 February 2020

This past December, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) sued the National Institutes of Health (NIH) after it refused to release videos and other materials related to wasteful and bizarre psychological experiments on primates that have cost taxpayers nearly $100 million just since 2007. Now, we know what they were trying to hide: a taxpayer-funded fear...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 21 February 2020

Last week, the White Coat Waste Project team had the honor of a lifetime attending the ribbon-cutting for the new outdoor habitat that Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary built for the monkeys retired from the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) nicotine addiction lab shut down by WCW. After four years of nicotine studies, 26 male squirrel...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 07 February 2020

In late 2018, 26 squirrel monkeys were released from a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lab after White Coat Waste Project successfully shut down a wasteful $5.5 million nicotine addiction experiment on the primates. Now, even more survivors will have a chance to make it out of FDA testing labs alive. New FDA policy...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 15 January 2020

For the fourth consecutive year, White Coat Waste Project is proud to announce the recipients of its Laurie and Carlee McGrath Congressional Waste Warrior Awards. The award recognizes Members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding leadership to expose and stop $20 billion in wasteful and unnecessary taxpayer-funded animal experiments, an effort supported by a majority...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 13 January 2020

Taxpayers have a right to know how our money is being spent. So, on behalf of our more than 2 million taxpayer advocates, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) just filed a lawsuit against the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for failing to release documents–including over 50 hours of video–detailing bizarre and wasteful monkey experiments. As...