Turnabout Is Fair Play on the Net Neutrality CRA

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By Amit Narang, Public Citizen This Congress has embodied Mick Mulvaney’s frank admission to Wall Street lobbyists that “pay to play” still is the name of the game on Capitol Hill, and the Republicans’ use of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) has played a big role. Republican use of this once...
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Back to Bad Air: The Trump EPA’s Attack on Science and Our Health

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By Gretchen Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists Most Americans wake up and breathe comfortably every day because we’ve enjoyed decades of strong science-based clean air policies. These policies limit the emissions from cities, cars, factories and more to keep the air clean and free from most...
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We’re Suing to Make Industry Clean Up Its Own Messes

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By Amanda Goodin, Earthjustice Time and again, we’ve seen big industrial polluters emit toxic pollution that poisons the people and ecosystems nearby. And time and again, we’ve seen these polluters walk away from the bill, leaving taxpayers to fund the cleanup and communities to live with the...
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UCS Joins Lawsuit to Stop Pruitt From Rolling Back Clean Car Standards

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By Josh Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists UCS joined a coalition of non-profit organizations in filing a lawsuit to challenge EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s attempt to roll back a regulation designed to improve vehicle gas mileage, save you money, and tackle transportation-related...
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Concerns With NHTSA Administrator Nominee Heidi King

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By Marc Boom and Dan West, Natural Resources Defense Council With the transportation sector surpassing the power sector as the largest source of greenhouse gas pollution in the United States, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is working hard to protect strong federal vehicle...
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California Lawmakers Move to Ensure Lead-Free Water in Child Care Centers

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By Susan Little, Environmental Working Group California lawmakers are moving toward ensuring that lead-free drinking water is required in all child care centers, catching up with Oregon, Washington and four other states. More than 700,000 California children are enrolled in state-certified...
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The House Farm Bill is Really a Harm Bill

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By Clara Summers, Earthjustice This week, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 2, commonly known as the Farm Bill. Passed roughly every five to seven years since the 1930s, the Farm Bill funds our nation’s food security, nutrition and conservation programs. But H.R. 2 would be more...
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