Court to Decide Fate of EPA’s Chemical Disaster Rule

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By Josh Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging a 20-month delay EPA Administrator Pruitt put on standards designed to prevent accidents at facilities that use or store hazardous chemicals. On March 16, the U.S. Court of...
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Trump Administration Mutes Your Feedback on Offshore Drilling Plan

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By Rebecca Bowe, Earthjustice The Trump administration is doing away with any pretense of listening to the public on its plans to expand offshore drilling. The government must solicit public input, so the administration has set up “meetings” in coastal states. But there are no microphones....
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Contaminated Cosmetics Pose Growing Risk to Consumers

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By Scott Faber, Environmental Working Group A rash of product recalls, government warning notices and contaminated cosmetics may finally push Congress to give our broken cosmetics law a makeover. This month, a key Senate committee announced a bipartisan plan to consider cosmetics reform...
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