EPA Should Not Delay an Update to Its Chemical Facility Safety (RMP) Rule

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By Yogin Kothari, Union of Concerned Scientists As you may know, Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is delaying or “reconsidering” numerous science-based safeguards, generally at the behest of industry. One of the rules caught in this delay is a very important update to the...
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How President Trump and Congressional Republicans Are Undercutting Wages and Protections for Working People

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By Heidi Shierholz and Samantha Sanders, Economic Policy Institute We are nearly 100 days into President Donald Trump’s administration, a benchmark that gives us a chance to take stock of what the president and new Congress have accomplished and what their priorities are. We have seen a flurry...
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Low-Income Households Benefit Most From Improving Fuel Economy

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By Jason Kuruvilla, Consumers Union Filling up your car’s gas tank is a major monthly expense for a lot of households in the U.S. But new federal rules are hoping to lower the costs of those bills by encouraging automakers to development more fuel efficient cars and trucks. A recent...
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