Andrew Wheeler’s First 100 Days at the EPA, by the Numbers

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By Matthew Gravatt, Sierra Club In his first 100 days in office, former coal lobbyist and Acting Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler has spared no time in gutting bedrock clean air, clean water, and public health safeguards. He got off to a terrible start. During his...
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Impact of the Public Charge Rule Change on People with Disabilities

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By The Arc What is the Public Charge rule? On October 10, the Department of Homeland Security announced the “public charge” rule. This rule allows the U.S. to keep out people who may become a “public charge.” Someone is called a “public charge” if the government thinks you might depend...
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The Hazardous Chemicals Lurking in Black Hair Care Products

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By Alison Cagle, Sierra Club Black hair care is a journey. And increasingly, black women are choosing to embrace the aesthetic of our naturally textured hair, rather than choosing to chemically straighten, relax, or otherwise alter our hair to conform to Eurocentric beauty standards. In 2018,...
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