New EPA Administrator, Same Bad Idea—Car Standard Rollbacks Would be Awful

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By Dave Cooke, Union of Concerned Scientists For months now, we’ve heard from a variety of sources that the Trump administration is readying a proposal which would roll back 2025 vehicle standards to 2020 levels, halting progress on reductions in emissions and oil use at the same time that...
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Kavanaugh’s Threat to Government Transparency and Accountability

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By Daniel Farber, Center for Progressive Reform Presidents control crucial government agencies with authority over the environment, food and drug safety, and workplace conditions. Through various environmental, health, safety, and other laws, Congress has given these agencies broad authority to...
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Clean Water, Clean Air, and Clean Government for All

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By Mahealani Daniels, League of Conservation Voters Most families use bleaching wipes, antibacterial soap, and a multitude of other cleaning products in order to chase away the germs invading our homes. But last week at the “People Over Polluters Forum,” Democrats in the House of...
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8th Anniversary of Dodd-Frank

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By Better Markets July 21 marks the eighth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Implemented in the midst of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, Dodd-Frank has helped establish important protections for tens of millions of America’s...
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Holding Wall Street Accountable

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By AFL-CIO Tomorrow marks the eighth anniversary of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, a key piece of legislation passed to combat the dangerous corporate behavior that sparked the global financial crisis. A decade after the Great Recession, working people are...
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