That’s Free Press for $800, Alex

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By Free Press We’ve always been big fans of Jeopardy, but never in our most outlandish fantasies did we imagine that we’d become part of the show. But that’s exactly what happened last night. The category: “Principles.” The answer, worth $800, was this: “freepress.net is a website that’s...
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World Advances to Save Bees—EPA Stalls

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By Daniel Raichel, Natural Resources Defense Council So here’s an all too familiar story—as the rest of the world moves to address a global environmental crisis, the Trump EPA does… nothing. That’s exactly what happened last month when, after Europe and Canada moved to significantly restrict...
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The EPA Can’t Stop Polluters When the Trump Administration Cuts Enforcement Staff

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By Andrew Rosenberg, Union of Concerned Scientists The primary task of the US Environmental Protection Agency is to protect public health and the environment. To do so, the agency must ensure that everyone, whether in the private sector or in government, complies with our nation’s laws and...
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Florence Increases Manure Lagoon and Coal Ash Threat

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By Valerie Baron and Becky Hammer, Natural Resources Defense Council As the residents of frontline communities in North Carolina and others in the southeastern U.S. brace for the impact of Hurricane Florence, our thoughts are with the people in the storm’s path whose health and safety is at...
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