CPR’s Glicksman to Senate Subcommittee: EPA’s Job Is to Protect Everyone

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform Tomorrow, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight is set to hold a hearing investigating the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) compliance with the...
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MCR-1 Meets Mr. X

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By Matthew Wellington, U.S. PIRG When Alexander Fleming accepted his Nobel Prize in 1945 for penicillin, the first widely used antibiotic, he laid out this hypothetical: Mr. X. has a sore throat. He buys some penicillin and gives himself not enough to kill the streptococci but enough to educate...
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Strong Regs, Spotty Enforcement

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By Daniel Farber, Center for Progressive Reform The political debate over regulation tends to focus on the regulations themselves. But enforcing the regulations is just as important. Despite what you might think from the howls of business groups and conservative commentators, the enforcement...
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Concerned Parents Dish on New Added Sugar Label

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By Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists The FDA released its final rule to revise the Nutrition Facts panel on May 20th to some serious public health pomp. After years of UCS involvement via comments, testimony, reports, and fact sheets as well as activist and Science Network engagement,...
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