Scott Pruitt’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

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By Adam Beitman and Liz Perera, Sierra Club Scott Pruitt, or as many know him, Polluting Pruitt, can’t seem to catch a break. Ever since Donald Trump named him EPA administrator, he’s worked doggedly to dismantle the very agency he’s been tasked to lead, but for reasons that seem to...
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From Hair Care to Hamburgers, Companies Get on Board the Transparency Train

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By Paul Pestano, Environmental Working Group Americans want and have a right to know what’s in the stuff they buy. Manufacturers and marketers are finally joining the unstoppable movement for product transparency. For too long, many companies have hidden behind archaic laws that let them...
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NRDC, Industry Ask Court to Rehear Critical Case on HFCs

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By David Doniger, Natural Resources Defense Council NRDC and leading companies are asking the full federal appeals court in Washington today to rehear and reverse a divided panel’s August decision blocking the Environmental Protection Agency from cutting emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)....
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An Attack on Equal Pay Under Cover of Darkness

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By the National Women’s Law Center Last month, the Trump Administration announced it was blocking the equal pay data collection—a critical Obama-era initiative that would have allowed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to confidentially collect pay data by race, gender,...
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