A Stench That Sickens, and an EPA That Doesn’t Care

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By Jonathan Smith, Earthjustice This holiday season, the Environmental Protection Agency intends to grant the wish of massive polluters to continue to release toxic emissions without reporting them. Defying recent directives from Congress and the second-highest court in the country, the EPA has...
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As the Dietary Guidelines Process Begins, Health Experts Want to Keep Science Front and Center

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By Sarah Reinhardt, Union of Concerned Scientists The Trump administration is now laying the foundation for the next quinquennial (five-year) makeover of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and the public health community is taking notice. These guidelines are the cornerstone of the food and...
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By Fixing Congress, the Planned H.R. 1 Could Strengthen Public Protections, Too

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform Not long after their party regained control of the lower chamber in the midterm elections, House Democratic leaders unveiled their signature legislative action for the next Congress – a package of reform measures aimed at tackling some of the...
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