Dave Juday

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Dave M. Juday was formerly chief agricultural policy advisor to Vice President Dan Quayle.

Dave Juday is an now an adjunct fellow of the Center for Global Food Issues (CGFI) of the Hudson Institute, a private non-profit, non-political organization researching public policy issues. Prior to joining the Center for Global Food Issues, Juday was the director of the Focus on Agricultural Regulation and Markets (FARM) Project of the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution (AdTI).

Documents & Timeline

1994 Aug A Alexis de Tocqueville report "The EPA and the Science of ETS" has been funded by the Tobacco Institute. The author was Adjunct Scholar Kent Jeffreys, and the senior reviewer was S. Fred Singer, a Professor of Environmental Science (on leave from the University of Virginia) and a Senior Fellow at the Institute. The final report was scheduled to be complete mid-June and it would be entitled "Science and Environmentalism".

A confidential memo by the president of the Tobacco Institute, Samuel D. Chilcote, Jr., described how this secret tobacco-funded report was being used in legislative lobbying:

This morning Reps. Peter Geren (D-TX) and John Mica (R-FL) held a press conference announcing the release of a study by the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution that evaluates the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) scientific principles used to justify policy decisions. Geren and Mica were joined by Cesar Conda, executive director of the de Tocqueville Institution and coauthors Dr. S. Fred Singer and Kent Jeffreys." [1]

"Press coverage included States News Service, Stephens Publishing and Cable Congress. Several congressional staffers also attended, copies of the Geren/Mica "Dear Colleague" letter, press release and the study are enclosed."


This report is part of a larger coordinated effort to blindside the EPA. A "panel of experts" was assembled to "peer-review" the report. Naturally the majority were people with identified links to tobacco-funded institutes and think tanks, and some who share the same small set of funders.

Academic Advisory Board:

Senior Staff and Contributing Associates
Rachael Applegate,   Bruce Bartlett,   Merrick Carey,   Cesar Conda,   Gregory Fossedal,   Dave Juday,   Felix Rouse,   Aaron Stevens

Ten of the 19 names of the Academic Advisory Board are members of the Cash for Comments Economists Network. At this time S. Fred Singer was a Senior Fellow at the Alexis de Tocqueville Institute, but they chose not to credit him with such close links.

These attempt to link the tobacco industry's problems to arguments about climate change were part funded by the Olin Foundation, Koch Family Foundations and Scaife Foundations.

  • 20 page Draft document sent to the Tobacco Institute [3]
  • The release about the final report (August 11 1994) It is now an attack on "environmental regulation" -- ETS, radon, pesticides and agricultural regulation, and the Superfund toxic waste cleanup program ... and based, supposedly, on the quality of the science used by the EPA. [4]
  • The final report was called Science, Economics, and Environmental Policy: A Critical Examination.' It had the approval of the Cash for Comments Economists Network. [5]

In the junk-science report written by Kent Jeffreys: "Science, economics, and environmental policy: a critical examination" [6] published on August 11, 1994, Dave Juday was mentioned as a member of the 'Senior Staff and Contributing Associates'.

1996 June 1 Mr. Juday wrote as an Adjunct Fellow of the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution (AdTI) one chapter of "Candidates for Corrections Day: The Ten Worst Regulations of the Federal Government" [7], published on June 1, 1996 by the Institute for Policy Innovation. Other AdTI co-authors were Robert W. Kasten, Jr., Loren B. Thompson, Michael Herson, John E. Berthoud, and Merrick Carey.

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