Steady As She Goes: Lessons for the Clean Power Plan from the Supreme Court’s Mercury and Healthcare Decisions

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By David Doniger, Natural Resources Defense Council Everyone with a stake in President Obama’s Clean Power Plan waited anxiously last month for the Supreme Court’s decisions in the mercury and healthcare cases, Michigan v. EPA and King v. Burwell. What would those cases tell us...
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Rachel Carson Was Right: World Health Organization on Pesticides and Cancer

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By Brian Gumm, Center for Effective Government In 1962, Rachel Carson published a groundbreaking book, Silent Spring, that rang the alarm about the health and environmental impacts of rampant pesticide use – on our crops, lawns, and gardens. Two of those toxic chemicals – DDT and lindane – were...
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