What You Need to Know About the Clean Water Rule

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By Rebecca Long, American Rivers On June 27, 2017 Administrator Scott Pruitt of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a roll back of an Obama-era administration policy that protected more than half the nation’s streams from pollution. “We are taking significant action to return...
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Comments Needed Now! The Trump Administration Might Revoke Vital Beryllium Protections

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By Kathleen Rest, Union of Concerned Scientists Quick recap: I have previously written (here, here) about OSHA’s efforts to delay implementation of its final, protective standard for workers exposed to beryllium. The delays follow decades of work, a lengthy rule-making process, and solid...
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Leave the Internet Alone: Support Net Neutrality

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By Mac Clemmens, Free Press At this point you’re probably getting tired of hearing long, complex arguments about the importance of Net Neutrality. The thing is, it’s not complicated at all. It’s as simple as “Leave the internet alone.” Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon the corporations whose...
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