Cementing Kavanaugh’s Legacy: How a Supreme Court Nominee Lied About a Cement Pollution Case

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By Scott Faber, Environmental Working Group When Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee, he testified that he had ruled for the environment in “many” and a “large number” of cases. (You can watch his testimony here.) The truth is that as a judge on...
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Top EPA Science Office Sidelined as Political Appointees Hatched Controversial Science Proposal

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By Michael Halpern, Union of Concerned Scientists The EPA’s Office of the Science Advisor (OSA) was excluded from discussions around a proposal to restrict the types of science that could be used in agency decisions, according to an email obtained by UCS. Described by EPA as providi...
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Department of Education Will Miss the Deadline to Gut Borrower Protections This Year

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By Julie Murray, Public Citizen In a filing last night, the Department of Education announced that it will miss a November 1 statutory deadline to publish a rule that rolls back protections for student loan borrowers and students defrauded by for-profit colleges. Those protections, part ...
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