The Fate of the Clean Power Plan Under President Trump

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By Angela Anderson, Union of Concerned Scientists Shortly, we are likely to see and hear much more about what jurists, Congress, and the new Administration think about the Clean Power Plan, the cornerstone of our nation’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions. Regardless of how the court rules—and...
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Unintended Consequences of the “One In, Two Out” Executive Order: Will America’s Fishermen be the Victims?

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By Ivy Fredrickson, Ocean Conservancy Last week, President Trump signed an Executive Order that intends to reduce government regulations and associated costs to businesses and the federal government. The President claims this will help small businesses, but for the men and women making their...
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Will the FDA’s Picture of “Health” Match Ours?

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By Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists As we enter month two of 2017, our New Year’s resolutions of leading healthier lives might be starting to plateau. But that of course depends on how we are defining “healthy.” What’s healthy to me might not be the same kind of healthy...
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The Trump Administration’s Two-Pronged Assault on Public Health

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By Myriam Alexander-Kearns, Center for American Progress The 115th Congress and the Trump administration have already set their sights on gutting the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and other cornerstone protections that ensure that our air is safe to breathe and our water safe to drink. They...
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