Five Scary Things Congress is Doing Right Now

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By Heather Moyer, Sierra Club Halloween might make most people think of ghosts, monsters, haunted houses, and spooky ghouls. But here in Washington, D.C., we’re thinking about a number of very scary thing happening in Congress right now! Polluted water and air! More climate change! More...
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We Need A TSCA Reform Law That Preserves State Protections Until National Standards In Full Force

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By Ronald White, Center for Effective Government This month marks the 39th anniversary of the passage of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), our nation’s outdated and ineffective law for protecting the American public from toxic chemicals. Due to legislative hurdles in the law, of the...
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Natural Gas Plants May Soon Start Reporting Toxic Releases, Thanks to Citizen Petition

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By Amanda Starbuck, Center for Effective Government Natural gas processing plants – which convert raw natural gas into useable fuel – have long avoided reporting their toxic pollution releases to federal agencies. This may soon change following a civil suit brought by the Center for Effective...
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