The Clean Power Plan Goes to Court

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By Rachel Cleetus, Union of Concerned Scientists Today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in a case related to the Clean Power Plan. It’s a key moment in our nation’s efforts to fight climate change. History won’t look back kindly on those who are standing in...
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The Fed Begins to Crack Down on Bank Ownership of Commodities

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By Jim Lardner, Americans for Financial Reform On Friday, the Federal Reserve finally responded to years of calls to re-examine the role of big banks in commodity markets. Numerous observers, ranging from Senate investigators to regulators, have found evidence that banks have manipulated these...
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The Clean Power Plan is a Win for Consumers

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By Shannon Baker-Branstetter, Consumers Union Today, a panel of judges with the federal district in Washington D.C., gather to hear new arguments about the White House’s controversial Clean Power Plan. The plan, which aims to reduce pollution from power plants and expand the use of clean,...
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