The Groundbreaking Impact of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act

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By Rachel Weintraub, Consumer Federation of America When Americans buy toys or other kids’ products, most reasonably assume that what they’re buying isn’t going to hurt their loved ones in some way. It’s such a commonplace experience that it’s easy to take for granted. What people may not think...
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Trump Administration Analysis: Freezing Clean Car Standards Would Cause Hundreds of Fatalities Per Year and Sicken Thousands

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By Taylor Lincoln, Public Citizen The Trump administration’s proposal to roll back fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards (“clean car standards”) omitted internal administration analysis showing that extra pollution resulting from the plan would cause up to 299 premature fatalities per year...
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The National Environmental Policy Act Can Give Communities Impacted by Toxic Flooding a Voice

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By Elena Franco, Center for Progressive Reform As climate change makes extreme weather events increasingly frequent, the risk of flooding on our rivers and shores increases. As I noted in a previous post in this series, this puts us at risk for toxic flooding – the combination of floodwaters...
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