How the Sausage Gets Made

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By Caroline Ristaino, Public Citizen Summer is right around the corner and with it comes barbeques full of hot dogs and pulled pork sandwiches. When enjoying these summer favorites, no one wants to be thinking about the possibility that the pork they are consuming may not have been properly...
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Regulators Should Think Twice Before Handing Out Pollution Credits for Self-Driving Cars

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By Don Anair, Union of Concerned Scientists A new report out by Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) suggests that automakers should get credits towards meeting emission and fuel economy standards for connected and automated vehicles (AVs) and related advanced driver assi...
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A Recipe for Disaster

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By Jessica Knoblauch, Earthjustice Ever wonder what “artificial flavor” means when you look at the list of ingredients? In some cases, it means chemicals that are known to cause cancer in animals and could cause cancer in humans. For years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...
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Grid Resilience Efforts Should Focus on Customer Benefits

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By John Moore and Gillian Giannetti, Natural Resources Defense Council In the time since U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry first asked whether coal and nuclear power plants deserved special treatment, “resilience” has been the talk of the energy world. Most of the discussion...
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