Scrapping the Clean Power Plan Will Not Be Easy

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By David Doniger, Natural Resources Defense Council The state attorneys-general suing to block the Clean Power Plan sent their Christmas shopping list last week to the incoming Trump administration and Republican congressional leaders. These AGs are working hand in glove with the country’s...
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Water Contamination Beyond Big Cities

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By John Rumpler, Environment America After Flint, Michigan’s water crisis gained national attention earlier this year, it was soon revealed that Flint was not alone — cities across the country were facing similar problems caused by aging lead pipes. While the spotlight has remained fixed...
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How the FTC Demonstrates Why We Need a Strong, Independent, Pro-Consumer CFPB

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By Jeff Sovern, St. John’s University School of Law The FTC is a terrific agency that has done a lot of good for consumers.  Every FTC staffer I’ve ever met has impressed me as dedicated to consumer welfare, hard-working, and talented.  And yet, the FTC could do more if it...
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