Trump Administration to Remove Wolves From Endangered Species List

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By Sierra Club Thanks to the Endangered Species Act, gray wolves have now started to recover in the continental United States after human persecution brought them to the brink of extinction. But gray wolves are still functionally extinct in the vast majority of places where they used to live....
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CFPB’s Kraninger Provides Opaque Statement to Committee; Questions and Second Panel Will Be Critical

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By Ed Mierzwinski, U.S. PIRG Today, new CFPB director Kathy Kraninger testifies to Congress for the first time (since her confirmation hearing) to deliver the Semi-Annual Report To Congress of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Chairwoman Maxine Waters and the House Financial Services...
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The Missing Ingredient in the Green New Deal

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform To this point, much of the focus in the discussion over the Green New Deal has been on the substance of the vision it lays out for a better society – and why shouldn’t it be? There’s some really exciting stuff included in the Green New...
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“Wasted Energy:” DOE’s Illegal Inaction on Energy Efficiency

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By Kit Kennedy, Natural Resources Defense Council In the search for powerful climate change action that can win support from both parties in Congress, it’s hard to beat energy efficiency standards. Long-established federal efficiency baselines for appliances and equipment have saved...
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