Whack-a-Mole Day Two: Stiff the Victims

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By Michell McIntyre, Public Citizen Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act (or the “Stiff the Victims Act”) – passed on Sept. 7, 2016 After the 2008 financial crisis, one of the ways that big banks made amends was by providing funding to over 2,000 organizations that provide counseling on housing or...
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Climate Change Threatens Communities with Dangerous Spills and Contamination from Nearby Industrial Facilities

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By David Flores, Center for Progressive Reform To date, climate adaptation and resilience planning efforts on the local, state, and federal levels have largely focused on protecting residential, commercial, and municipal infrastructure from sea level rise and deadly storm surge through such...
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