What Happened During the Hasty White House Review of EPA’s Science Restriction Rule?

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By Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists We already know that the production of Administrator Scott Pruitt’s rule to restrict science at the EPA was purely political, but it’s possible that there’s a whole new layer of politics that went on at the White House level as well. Source:...
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More on Congress’ Disapproval of the CFPB’s Indirect Auto Guidance

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By Jeff Sovern, St. John’s University School of Law Alan Kaplinsky and Chris Willis, on the one hand, and Adam Levitin, on the other, have been dueling over the impact of Congress’s use of the Congressional Review Act to disapprove of the CFPB’s Indirect Auto Lending Guidance.  Those of...
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EPA Eliminates Vital Protection to Keep Air Clean of Toxics, Threatening Our Health

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By Juan Declet-Barreto, Union of Concerned Scientists For decades, the Clean Air Act has protected us from the dangerous health effects of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). Many of these are toxic, since breathing or otherwise ingesting them can cause cancer, as well as respiratory and...
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