White Out

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By Bartlett Naylor, Public Citizen Disclosures from a sick Wells Fargo obviously soil the efforts of deregulators on many issues. One of these is the very issue of disclosure. In the Wells Fargo scandal, more than 5,300 employees created more than 2 million accounts unsolicited accounts for...
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Polluters’ Attack on Clean Power Plan Seeks to Undermine Clean Air Act

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By Howard Fox, Earthjustice Fossil fuel companies would have us believe that the Clean Power Plan—which sets standards for power plants to cut carbon pollution—represents a major expansion of regulatory power that oversteps EPA’s authority. They’ve challenged the historic plan—just a year...
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The Next Step for Bee Conservation

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By Christy Leavitt, Environment America You may have read the headlines recently: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated seven bee species as endangered. This is the first time any bee has been protected under the Endangered Species Act, and it’s a step toward saving these important...
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Recommendations for the Clean Energy Incentive Program

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By Kevin Steinberger, Natural Resources Defense Council In its Clean Power Plan, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a new initiative called the Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP), intended to support early investments in renewables and energy efficiency in low-income communities....
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