Fardin Oliaei

  • News

    July 12, 2006

    Browner Pastures

    Controversial MPCA Chief Sheryl Corrigan: Did she jump, or...?

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2006

    Instant follow-up: 3M's bluegill problem

    My story in today's City Pages about former Minnesota Pollution Control Agency researcher Fardin Oliaei merits a quick footnote. As the piece relates, Oliaei's 16-year employment at the MPCA came to an end last month--an outcome the scientist attributes to institutional opposition to her effort to f ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2006

    When Good Science is Bad Politics

    A troublesome family of synthetic chemicals called PFCs—many of them produced in Minnesota—is turning up in the bodies of people and animals worldwide. So why did the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency force its leading PFC researcher, Dr. F