From Hawaii to Vermont, States Tackle Efficiency Standards

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By Lauren Urbanek, Natural Resources Defense Council With the Trump administration slowing progress on energy-saving efficiency standards for appliances, equipment, and electronics that save Americans billions of dollars, states are stepping in to try to fill the gap. So far this year, five...
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Proposed Changes to the Endangered Species Act Threaten Wildlife

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By Charise Johnson, Union of Concerned Scientists The Trump Administration is threatening species, land conservation, and human health and wellbeing by rolling back our health, safety, and environmental protections. This time the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Marine...
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EPA’s Dirty Power Plan Takes Aim at State Climate Leaders

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By Bruce Ho, Natural Resources Defense Council The Trump Environmental Protection Agency’s recent proposal to gut federal climate standards for power plants not only threatens to increase pollution and kill Americans, but would also impose pointless new administrative burdens on Northeast and...
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The Socratic Method: CPR Legal Scholars Test Kavanaugh

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By Matt Shudtz, Center for Progressive Reform Today, D.C. Circuit Court Judge and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh begins his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Despite the disturbing lack of transparency around his service to the country during the George W. Bush...
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Pesticide Makers Can’t Hide From the Science

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By Jennifer Sass, Natural Resources Defense Council For makers of pesticides, it’s both the best of times and the worst of times. On the one hand, industry’s buddies in the Trump administration are doing all they can to turn a blind eye to the dangers of these toxic substances, as...
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