New Report: With Assault on Safeguards, Trump Trounces Constitution, U.S. History

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform Today, Neomi Rao is likely to take one step closer to becoming the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) – that is, the Trump administration’s “regulatory czar” – with the Senate Homeland...
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Want to Squash Science? Follow Pruitt’s Lead at the EPA

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By Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists The Trump Administration doubled down on its overhaul of the EPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) this week, notifying members whose terms would be ending in 2017 and early 2018 that their terms will not be renewed and cancelling subcommittee...
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Court Sides with FERC, Against Consumers and Clean Energy

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By Jennifer Chen, Natural Resources Defense Council The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval of controversial new rules for America’s largest power market. We are disappointed because these rules unnecessarily funnel money from...
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