Automakers Pretend President Trump Isn’t Giving Them Exactly What They Asked For—We Don’t Buy It.

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By Dave Cooke, Union of Concerned Scientists Today, automakers are meeting with President Trump to discuss his administration’s plans to rollback fuel efficiency and emissions standards on light-duty vehicles. Since reports of the proposal first began to leak, we’ve seen a number of statements...
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L’Oreal: This Mother’s Day, Make It Toxic-Free Because Moms Are Worth It

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By Dev Gowda, U.S. PIRG With Mother’s Day coming up on May 13, picking the perfect gift for Mom is on the minds of millions of Americans. Many of us will be giving our moms perfumes, bath bombs and beauty products as gifts this Mother’s Day. We’ll be shopping for...
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Senators’ Letter Brings Welcome Oversight to Troubled White House Office

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform Yesterday, six senators, led by Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, criticized Trump administration “regulatory czar” Neomi Rao and her office for what appears to have been a slapdash review of a highly controversial Environmental...
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Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing (or a Scientist’s Lab Coat)

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By Sean Moulton, Project on Government Oversight The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a new proposed rule entitled “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science.” Sounds like a good idea, right? Well, that is the point—to make it sound good. Not as many people would...
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When It Comes to Suing Trump, We’re Batting a Thousand

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By Rhea Suh, Natural Resources Defense Council NRDC has challenged this administration’s reckless attacks on the environment and the American people nearly 60 times in court—and we haven’t lost yet. If you’re as appalled as I am by President Trump and his reckless assault on the commonsense...
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