The Government Shutdown Hurts Public Health and the Environment. Do You Have a Story to Tell?

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By Michael Halpern, Union of Concerned Scientists We’ve all heard tales of museum closings and deteriorating national parks. But the government shutdown causes far more damage to public health and the environment and the science that can improve our lives. This devastating aspect of the...
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Four Things the New Congress Can Do to Hold Trump’s USDA Accountable

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By Karen Perry Stillerman, Union of Concerned Scientists The 116th Congress was sworn in last week, and not a moment too soon. The president’s babysitters have given up, his administration is spiraling out of control, and our country is desperately in need of the checks and balances we were...
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