Ignored Benefits: Trump Nixing $2.1 Trillion in Benefits Via Regulatory Cuts

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By Alan Zibel, Public Citizen President Trump often claims that cutting back on regulations will help the U.S. economy. But the Trump administration’s zeal for slashing “red tape” conceals an often-ignored reality: regulations provide massive benefits to consumers, workers and the economy. In...
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Groundhog Day for Gray Wolves, Endangered Species

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By Nora Apter, Natural Resources Defense Council In case Congress needs reminding, we are currently facing a devastating sixth mass extinction. It’s estimated that one in six species will be extinct by the end of the century. The last thing our leaders in government should be doing is working...
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Crash Books

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By Bartlett Naylor, Public Citizen Ten years ago, Wall Street crashed the economy. After a 1999 deregulation law allowed risky investment banks to speculate with the cheap money held by taxpayer-backed insured banks, Wall Street went wild. Reckless, fraudulent conduct inflated a housing bubble...
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VICTORY! Yellowstone Grizzlies Saved from Trophy Hunts; Endangered Species Protections Restored

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By Bonnie Rice, Sierra Club Yesterday, the bears won. Just days before a second temporary restraining order was set to expire, Judge Dana Christensen ruled in favor of Tribal Nations and conservationists in reinstating Yellowstone grizzlies’ Endangered Species protections, saving them from...
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Public Hearings Show Broad Opposition to Clean Cars Rollback

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By Luke Tonachel, Natural Resources Defense Council The Trump administration is moving to gut pollution and fuel economy standards for cars and trucks, and this week a broad collection of physicians, labor representatives, innovative business owners, environmental advocates and mothers and...
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