Ryan Zinke on Climate Change: What You Should Know About Trump’s Choice for Department of Interior

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By Adam Markham, Union of Concerned Scientists US natural and cultural resources—the parks, landmarks, and history of America—are under assault from climate change. So it is troubling that Ryan Zinke, Trump’s pick to run the Department of the Interior (DOI), seems unsure whether climate change...
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The Trump Troika and Regressive Energy Policy

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By Joseph Tomain, Center for Progressive Reform As President-elect Donald Trump continues to shape his cabinet, we are seeing plenty of indications of how agencies like the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and even the State Department will approach energy and...
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New Regulations Protect Access to Family Planning Services Like Planned Parenthood

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By Kelsey Ruane, National Women’s Law Center If you have been reading the news lately, you might be wondering about the new rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services related to the Title X family planning program. By issuing this final rule, the Obama Administration took...
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NRC Fines Nuclear Power Plant for Fire Safety Violation

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By Lydia Dennett, Project on Government Oversight The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently fined the Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant for safety violations involving fire watch and suppression procedures. The NRC investigation found that on multiple occasions the plant’s workers...
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