Calling on EPA to Strengthen Protections Against Lead-Based Paint

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By Katie Schaefer, Sierra Club The Flint water crisis brought national attention to a major public health injustice—childhood lead poisoning—after the city’s residents were exposed to toxic levels of lead through the mismanagement of their drinking water supply. But of course, “there a...
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Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Rules Set for October Launch

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By Neil Gordon, Project on Government Oversight On Thursday, the White House and Department of Labor issued the final regulations and guidance implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order. The regulations will go into effect on October 25, with provisions phased in over the...
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Breaking Down CEQ’s Final NEPA Climate Guidance

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By Nathan Matthews, Sierra Club On August 1, the Council on Environmental Quality (“CEQ”) released its much-anticipated Final Guidance on Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change. CEQ’s guidance instructs agencies to take a comprehensive, big picture approach towards the climate impacts of federal...
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