Ten Year Anniversary of Safer School Supplies: Happy Birthday CPSIA!

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By Kara Cook-Schultz, U.S. PIRG It’s back to school season, and parents and teachers are shopping for school supplies. Many parents wonder how to make sure the products they buy are safe for their kids. The good news is that this week marks the 10th anniversary of the Consumer Product...
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Strong Leadership Makes for Satisfied Federal Scientists: A Case Study at the FDA

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By Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists As our research team was analyzing the results of our newest federal scientist survey that was released earlier this week, it was heartening to see that at some agencies, like at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the job satisfaction and...
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We’re Standing Up Against EPA’s Attempt to Censor Science

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By Vijay Limaye, Natural Resources Defense Council When former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced his plan on “secret science” in April, it was immediately clear that this was an unprecedented attempt to restrict the type of science that the agency uses to conduct its work. The more time...
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