Fossil Fuels Dodge the Law: What We’ve Done About It and What We Must Do

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By Mia Steinle and Halle Zander, Project on Government Oversight This is the last in a series looking at the five most significant natural resource reforms during the Obama administration and the five reforms the next administration needs to tackle. If public lands are owned by the American...
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Lawsuit Filed to Block Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

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By Ross Eisenbrey, Economic Policy Institute One of President Obama’s most important contributions to better pay and working conditions in the United States is his executive order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, which he issued two years ago and is finally taking effect this month. The order,...
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Communities Turn the Tide in the Fight to Stop Explosive Oil Trains

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By Caeleigh MacNeil, Earthjustice Transporting crude oil is dirty business. Recently, oil companies on the West Coast have proposed to build offloading facilities on communities’ doorsteps, requiring citizens to fight back against a wealthy and powerful industry. In some places, oil companies...
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