More Proof That Banks Are Strong and Financial Protection Rules Work

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By Better Markets Despite their protests that more and more deregulation is needed to ensure their strength, it was reported that for the first time since the years before the 2008 financial crisis, there was not a single bank failure in the United States last year. Reaffirming the overall...
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EPA’s Administrator Must Be Serious About Protecting Us From PFAS. Wheeler Is Not.

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By Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists After Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s confirmation hearing for the agency’s top job earlier this month, he responded to a long list of questions for the record that had been submitted by senators. In the questions related to the class of toxic...
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Independent Science Takes Another Hit at the EPA: New Science Advisory Board Members Announced

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By Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists The EPA released the names of eight new members of its Science Advisory Board (SAB) yesterday. The verdict? In general Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler is continuing the trend of undermining the independence and quality of scientific advice to the...
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