Wheeler’s Steal

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By Michael Brune, Sierra Club Andrew R. Wheeler, the acting administrator of the EPA, is Donald Trump’s nominee to succeed the disgraced Scott Pruitt. From Trump’s perspective, Wheeler’s a smart choice. Where Pruitt acted like a gung-ho commando who had parachuted behind enemy...
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What Broadband Privacy?

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By Sean Davis, National Consumers League When you ask consumers about the kind of information that they’d like to keep private, location data is usually near the top of the list. That’s why Motherboard’s recent investigation into cell phone companies’ location data sharing services is so...
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Home Care Workers Sticking Together for Dignity and Respect in the Face of Anti-Worker Attack

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By the SEIU Karlene Whonder, a home care worker and proud SEIU District 1199NE member from New Haven, Conn., provides the essential care her client, a woman with autism and schizophrenia, needs so she can remain living at home. “I love helping my client and enjoy the feeling of turning...
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Frustrated with Trump Administration’s Dirty Energy Agenda, Poll Finds Strong Support for Climate Action

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By Grace McRae, Sierra Club This morning, the Sierra Club released results of a seven-state poll which reveals how out-of-touch the Trump administration is with the public on issues concerning energy and the environment. We asked Global Strategy Group to survey registered voters in Arizona,...
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Trump Regulators Gave Oil Industry a Pass to Injure Whales, and We’re Fighting Back

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By Jessica A. Knoblauch, Earthjustice The low, guttural bellows and high-pitched calls of the North Atlantic right whale may soon be drowned out—or altogether silenced—by the continuous blasts of seismic airguns used to identify dirty energy deposits deep within the Atlantic Ocean floor....
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