Boeing Crash Shows Perils of Allowing Corporations to Regulate Themselves

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By Alan Zibel, Public Citizen The death of 157 people on an Ethiopian Airlines flight earlier this month was an awful human tragedy. It’s also a cautionary tale about what happens if we allow corporations to regulate themselves. The public is starting to learn more about the circumstances...
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RIP FSOC As It Puts Another Nail Into Its Own Coffin, Endangering All Americans

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By Better Markets The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) was an innovation created by Dodd-Frank in response to several clear lessons learned in the 2008 crash.  It was primarily to ensure that (1) all financial regulators would meet jointly to address cross-jurisdictional financial...
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Tell EPA: Keep Mercury Limits Strong

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By Larissa Liebmann, Waterkeeper Alliance Thanks to air emissions standards created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Clean Air Act in 2011, important progress in reducing mercury pollution in our waterways has been made. But Trump’s EPA is now taking steps to weaken...
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