EPA Data: Tap Water in More Than 1,000 Communities Tainted With Lead Above Action Level

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By Olga Naidenko and Sonya Lunder, Environmental Working Group Tests by drinking water utilities serving 1.8 million Americans in 45 states detected lead above the Environmental Protection Agency’s action level, according to EWG’s analysis of the latest available federal data. The analysis was...
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How Bad Are Proposed Budget Cuts at the EPA? Let Me Count the Ways

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By Kathleen Rest, Union of Concerned Scientists While President Trump just released a proposal that would result in deep cuts for critical science-based agencies in fiscal year 2019, Congress still must pass a spending bill that will determine funding levels for critical agencies that we rely...
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CPR’s Emily Hammond Testifies About Health and Economic Benefits of Clean Air Act Regulation

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By Matt Shudtz, Center for Progressive Reform It was an early holiday present to the nation’s biggest polluters. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced in early December that he was drastically changing the way EPA reviews polluters’ compliance – or lack thereof – with the Clean...
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