Five Ways Brett Kavanaugh Tried to Mislead the Senate — and the Public — about His Environmental Record

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By Marc Boom, Natural Resources Defense Council During the Senate Judiciary Committee’s confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh, there were a number of firework moments that left many wondering how candid the judge was being about his record. Kavanaugh continued in this form when it came to...
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The Many Hazards of Toxic Algae Outbreaks

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By Sarah Graddy and Robert Coleman, Environmental Working Group This summer, EWG is tracking outbreaks of potentially toxic algae across the U.S. We have been startled to find that these outbreaks are erupting everywhere: from the East Coast to the West Coast, from the Great Lakes to the Gulf...
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USDA Reorganization 2.0: Cut Researchers, Cut Research

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By Steve Suppan, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former director of strategy, aimed to “deconstruct the administrative state.” The means of deconstruction are by now a familiar litany: Eliminating or not filling administrative positions;...
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NRDC and Partners Threaten Lawsuit Over Giraffe Protections

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By Elly Pepper, Natural Resources Defense Council Today NRDC and our partners sent a Notice of Intent letter (NOI) to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) asking it to respond to our petition to list giraffes as an endangered species. If they don’t respond within 60 days, we’ll sue the...
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