How Dangerous Is New EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler? Very. Here’s Why.

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By Derrick Jackson, Union of Concerned Scientists With Scott Pruitt’s resignation as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency amid a slew of ethics scandals, environmentalists who long campaigned for his ouster should be careful what they wished for. That is because the acting...
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Kathy Kraninger?

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By Bartlett Naylor, Public Citizen On July 19, 2018, Kathy Kraninger will testify before the Senate Banking Committee as President Trump’s nominee to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The CFPB was created in 2010 to protect consumers from abuse by financial firms,...
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President Trump’s Supreme Court Pick: What’s at Stake for Science and the Environment?

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By Ken Kimmell, Union of Concerned Scientists Battle lines over President Trump’s nominee for a new US Supreme Court justice are now being drawn, as they should be, over crucial issues such as a woman’s right to choose, health care, immigration, civil rights, and criminal justice. In past...
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