EWG Standards Cut Through Compromises on Drinking Water Quality

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By David Andrews, Environmental Working Group When it comes to your drinking water, getting a passing grade from the federal government may not be good enough. Legal limits for contaminants covered by the Safe Drinking Water Act are too often based on economic and political compromises that...
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3 Reasons Why You Should Care About Vehicle Efficiency and Emissions Standards

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By Josh Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists Merely typing “vehicle efficiency and emissions standards,” feels like I’m prompting you to click off in search of the latest cat meme or 8,000th story on President Trump. But the next battle in the war for better vehicles looms, and you can...
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Trump Administration and Congressional GOP Will Return to a Packed Schedule, But Maintain Attack on Working People

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By Celine McNicholas, Economic Policy Institute Congress returns from a month-long recess next week to a packed agenda. Lawmakers must pass a government spending bill by September 30 in order to avert a federal government shutdown.  They must also increase the debt ceiling or risk defaulting on...
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Trump Tries to Hide Workplace Deaths, But He Can’t Make Us Forget Them

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By Clyde Weiss, AFSCME President Donald Trump’s administration continues taking the side of business over the workers whom he vowed repeatedly during his campaign to place at the top of his agenda. The latest assault is an effort to hide facts about the number of workers killed on the job.......
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