Now You Can Yelp Your Favorite Federal Agency

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By Jessica Schieder, Center for Effective Government Under a new agreement with Yelp— a website that allows people to locate and review local businesses— federal agencies will now be able to claim existing Yelp pages that already bear their name or create new pages. Since Yelp already...
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Labor and the Clean Power Plan: More Jobs, More Justice

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By Alejandra Núñez and Dean Hubbard, Sierra Club From a labor and economic justice perspective, there is a lot of good news in the final Clean Power Plan that the EPA released earlier this month. After listening to recommendations from unions, economic justice advocates, and their environmental...
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On a Climate Roll: EPA Starts to Tackle Methane, Following Historic Carbon Pollution Standards

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By and Meleah Geertsma and Ben Longstreth, Natural Resources Defense Council Earlier this month, the U.S. EPA took the historic step of setting the first-ever standards for carbon dioxide pollution from power plants, our nation’s largest source of climate pollution. This week, the agency...
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Let’s Talk Trash: What the EPA’s Methane Rules Lack on Landfills

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By David Babson, Union of Concerned Scientists Methane is a potent greenhouse gas—34 times more potent than carbon dioxide. In our battle against climate change, we need to limit methane’s release into the atmosphere, which is exactly what the EPA’s methane rules, released earlier this week,...
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