Conservatives Complain About Regulatory Delays, Yet Vote for Roadblocks

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By Katherine McFate and Robert Weissman, Co-Chairs, Coalition for Sensible Safeguards “Four years is too long.” That was the conclusion of U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), chairman of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials, at an April 14 hearing on oil...
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Why We Have Grave Environmental Concerns About “Fast Track” Trade Authority

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By Jake Schmidt, Director, International Program, Natural Resources Defense Council A “fast track” trade bill was just introduced that would expedite approval of two massive trade agreements. We know enough about these pending trade agreements – one between the U.S. and eleven...
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