New Evidence Shows Just How Bad the Trump Administration is at Governing

Comment are off
By Josh Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists President Trump likes to brag about how many regulations his administration is removing. The President’s “2 for 1” order requires federal agencies to revoke two regulations for every new rule they want to issue. This order is aimed at getting “rid...
Continue Reading

The EPA Is Moving to Scrap Chemical Plant Safety Rules, Putting 134 Million People at Risk

Comment are off
By Kara Cook-Schultz, U.S. PIRG More than 40 percent of Americans live in the danger zone of a facility that stores or uses hazardous chemicals—facilities we assume have comprehensive safety rules in place in case of emergency. But industrial disasters throughout U.S. history, including several...
Continue Reading

Contents Under Pressure: Speak Out Against EPA Proposed Chemical Facility Safety Rollbacks That Put Communities at Risk

Comment are off
By Charise Johnson, Union of Concerned Scientists Over the last year, we have written extensively on the actions that Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken to eliminate or weaken critical science-based protections, particularly on chemical facility safety. From the...
Continue Reading

How Home Depot Can Protect Our Families by Taking Deadly Products Off Their Shelves

Comment are off
By Kara Cook-Schultz, U.S. PIRG My dad and brother are do-it-yourself guys, as are my husband and father-in-law. They take on projects around the house because they enjoy the satisfaction of seeing major home improvement projects through to completion. It’s gratifying to work at something and...
Continue Reading