EPA Announces 20 Toxic Chemicals It Won’t Protect Us From

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By Daniel Rosenberg, Natural Resources Defense Council Today EPA announced the first 20 chemicals it plans to prioritize as “high priority” for assessment under the Toxic Substances Control Act. Given the Agency’s record of malfeasance on chemicals policy over the past two years, it is clear...
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Bravo to the SEC for Directly Attacking Some Dysfunctional/Predatory Market Structure Problems

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By Better Markets SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and Director of Division of Trading and Markets, Brett Redfearn, appeared together at anevent at Fordham University in New York City this week and addressed the SEC’s recent efforts in reforming our fragmented, dysfunctional and too often predatory...
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Trump EPA Back in Court to Defend Pesticide Toxic to Kids

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By Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, Natural Resources Defense Council Next week the Trump Administration will show us, once again, how far it will go to protect polluters at the expense of children’s health. On March 26, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco will hear, for a second time,...
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A Timeline of (Some of) the Trump-Pence Administration’s Attacks on Birth Control

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By Hannah Finnie, Michelle Banker and Mara Gandal-Powers, National Women’s Law Center In June 2018, we filed a lawsuit against the University of Notre Dame and the Trump-Pence administration for illegally teaming up in order to deny Notre Dame students and staff their birth control...
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DOE’s Process Rule: More Harm Than Good

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By Lauren Urbanek, Natural Resources Defense Council It will soon be more difficult and cumbersome to set strong standards for the appliances and electronics in our homes and businesses, if the Trump administration’s Department of Energy has its way. At issue is a change in the process to set...
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