Regulatory Rhetoric Meets Regulatory Research

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By Sean Moulton, Project on Government Oversight Every year the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which oversees rulemaking across the entire federal government, issues a report on the net benefits and costs of major regulations established during the last ten years. The report operates as...
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Coal and Nuclear Plant Bailout Would Be Unjustified Use of DOE’s Emergency Authority

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By Joel Eisen, Center for Progressive Reform It’s no secret that the Trump administration and coal companies have drawn a bullseye on reversing coal’s declining fortunes in wholesale electricity markets, where competition and inexpensive natural gas have driven coal’s market...
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It’s Time to Fire Scott Pruitt

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By Rhea Suh, Natural Resources Defense Council What’s in a silver dollar? Who’s buried in Grant’s tomb? What’s the purpose of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency? Some questions answer themselves, but EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt gets the easiest one completely wrong. He’s made it his...
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A Year After EPA Puts Kids at Risk, Food Companies Can Help

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By Sasha Stashwick, Natural Resources Defense Council Today marks the one-year anniversary of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s dangerous decision to allow a pesticide highly toxic to kids to continue to be used on fruits and vegetables, including kid favorites like apples and oranges....
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