What Scott Pruitt Still Gets Wrong About Chemical Safety Post-Hurricane Harvey

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By Yogin Kothari, Union of Concerned Scientists In a recent interview with ABC’s “Powerhouse Politics” podcast, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt was asked about the agency’s role in responding to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey and the devastation caused in Florida and Texas by the natural disasters....
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Free Press to FCC Chairman Aji Pai: Title II Net Neutrality Is Working

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By Gaurav Laroia, Free Press The fight at the FCC over the open internet rules is far from over — but we have passed a few key milestones. These kinds of rulemaking proceedings at the agency usually have two rounds of comments, for initial submissions and replies. Just before Labor...
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Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Cast Spotlight on Toxic Sites in Our Midst

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By Diane Carman, Earthjustice Our country has just witnessed two of the worst hurricanes in our history and the work of rebuilding shattered lives in Texas, Florida, and elsewhere has barely begun. Toxic cleanup will be a part of the work ahead. This is an area dotted with oil refineries,...
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