Steve Milloy is a recognized leader in the fight against junk science with more than 25 years of accomplishment and experience. He is also a policy advisor and a member of the Board of Directors at The Heartland Institute.
Credited with popularizing the term “junk science,” Milloy is the founder and publisher of JunkScience.com and, from 2000-2009, wrote the popular “Junk Science” column for FOXNews.com. He is an expert on energy, environmental and public health issues, a public affairs consultant, author, TV/radio commentator and public speaker. Milloy was trained in natural sciences, biostatistics, law and securities regulation. He has also been an attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a broker-dealer; and a registered securities principal, investment fund manager, non-profit executive, print/web columnist on science and business issues, and coal company executive. Milloy’s latest book is Scare Pollution: Why and How to Fix the EPA. Milloy served on the Trump EPA transition team.
JunkScience.com has garnered numerous awards, including being named a “Top Resource” and one of the “Most Popular” health news Web sites by Yahoo!; “One of the 50 Best Web Sites of 1998” by Popular Science; and a “Hot Pick” by the journal Science. Milloy has testified on risk assessment and Superfund before the U.S. Congress; and has lectured before numerous organizations. He is the author of several books, including Junk Science Judo: Self-defense Against Health Scares and Scams (Cato Institute, 2001) and has written more than 500 published commentaries on a variety of business and junk science topics.
Milloy received a B.A. in Natural Sciences and Master of Health Sciences (Biostatistics) from Johns Hopkins University, a JD from the University of Baltimore, and a Master of Laws (Securities regulation) from the Georgetown University Law Center.