Symposium on Regulatory Safeguards Features Warren, Frosh, Three CPR Scholars

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform Tuesday afternoon, three CPR Member Scholars – William Buzbee, Lisa Heinzerling, and Rena Steinzor – will be among the experts featured at a major symposium on the threats facing our system of regulatory safeguards. The symposium, The War on...
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Public CFPB Database Comment Period Ends Monday, June 4 at Midnight

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By Ed Mierzwinski, U.S. PIRG Monday, June 4, at midnight (ET) marks the deadline for filing public comments on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s latest inward-facing Request For Information (RFI); this one is on the future of the public Consumer Complaint Database, which has been...
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Debriefing the EPA’s Science Advisory Board Meeting

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By Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists I spent most of Thursday and Friday this week at the EPA’s Science Advisory Board meeting in Washington, DC, as the 44 members gathered to discuss EPA’s regulatory agenda and hear updates from EPA programs on lead, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances...
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Study: Consumer Product Safety Testing Misses Cancer Risks From Chemical Mixtures

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By Olga Naldenko, Environmental Working Group Mixtures of chemicals commonly found in consumer products are more likely to increase breast cancer risk than the same chemicals individually, according to a new analysis. But safety tests by government regulators don’t routinely evaluate the...
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