At the Trump USDA, the “D” Stands for “Dow”

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By Karen Stillerman, Union of Concerned Scientists Everywhere you look in the Trump administration, there’s the Dow Chemical Company. Or rather, DowDuPont, as the company has been known since a 2017 corporate merger. The influence of this multinational chemical and agribusiness conglomerate is...
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SEC Commissioner Wrong to Support Blocking Courthouse Doors to Harmed Investors

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By Remington Gregg, Public Citizen In an interview with Politico, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner Hester Peirce offered her support to allow companies the ability to prevent investors from banding together in class actions against them if they are victims of...
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Regulatory ‘Burden’? A Mere $2,000 Would Have Saved This Man’s Neighborhood

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By Meghana Kuppa, Earthjustice The exasperation was apparent in Jesse Marquez’s voice recently as he testified at a public hearing in Washington, D.C., about a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal to roll back a safety rule that would make the chemical industry more accountable for...
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