Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., "Scarborough Country," MSNBC, May 25, 2004
"That is the reality of this dirty work we do in conservation planning on private property that the bulldozers are going to roll," he says. "But if you help direct where they roll, and you have contributed to the conservation of that open space that's left over, there is a certain satisfaction there."
That reasoning angers Murphy's critics, who say that he and others like him are little more than "rent-a-scientists" paid to testify before planning commissions, in court and in environmental impact reports. The critics have even coined a name for them: biostitutes.
Evan Halper and Janet Wilson, "A Sellout, or Just Practical?," Los Angeles Times, March 14, 2003
Faith Lyman Ham, "Jefferson Office Protects Its Technology," Philadelphia Business Journal, January 25, 1988