The Poison Papers is a project of The Bioscience Resource Project and The Center for Media and Democracy.
The Bioscience Resource Project
The mission of The Bioscience Resource Project is to provide the highest quality scientific information and analysis to enable a healthy food system and a healthy world. The Bioscience Resource Project is an educational nonprofit based in Ithaca New York, USA. It is the publisher of Independent Science News.
The Center for Media and Democracy
The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) is a public interest watchdog group based in Madison, Wisconsin. CMD is the publisher of ExposedbyCMD.org, ALECexposed.org, PRwatch.org and Sourcewatch.org.
Funding for the Poison Papers Digitization Project
Jonathan R Latham, PhD Co-founder and Executive Director of the Bioscience Resource Project and Editor of the Independent Science News website.
Mary Bottari is the deputy director and managing editor of the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), which publishes ExposedbyCMD.org, PRwatch.org and ALECexposed.org. She helped launch CMD’s award-winning ALEC Exposed investigation in 2011 and is a recipient of the Hillman Prize for investigative journalism.
Carol Van Strum is a writer, bookseller, ruthless editor, chronic book reviewer, and seasoned troublemaker. Previous publications include “A Bitter Fog: Herbicides and Human Rights” (Sierra Club Books, 1983, 2014), “No Margin of Safety” (Greenpeace 1987), “The Politics of Penta (Greenpeace 1989), and The Oreo File (2016).
Peter von Stackelberg is an investigative journalist, writer, and publisher. He is also a part-time college lecturer and has taught classes that range from English and digital storytelling to managing technology and innovation, systems thinking, and strategic management.
Allison K Wilson, PhD is co-founder and Science Director of the the Bioscience Resource Project and Editor of the Bioscience Resource Project website.
The Original Documents
The original documents consisted of nearly three tons of paper. The majority of papers were provided by Carol Van Strum. Eric Francis Coppolino provided an additional 75,000 pages.