Air Pollution Should Be Monitored Using the Best Available Science: Meh, Says the EPA

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By Anita Desikan, Union of Concerned Scientists Air pollution causes serious harm to our society – from coughing, to smog in the air, to a visit to the emergency room. And the only way to mitigate the threat of air pollution is to use the best available science and technology...
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Census Case Tests Courts’ Ability to Check Agency Abuses

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By Ian Fein, Natural Resources Defense Council The Supreme Court this week will hear arguments in an important case with lasting implications for both the allocation of political power in Congress and, potentially, the judiciary’s ability to check government abuses. NRDC filed a brief in the...
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All Eyes Are on California

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By Susan Grant, Consumer Federation of America Last year, California enacted the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CCPA), the most sweeping state privacy legislation in the country. Even though the law doesn’t go into effect until 2020, there are several bills in the California legislature this...
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It’s Earth Day and These 3 Unique (but Endangered) Species Are Giving Me LIFE!

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By Jacob Carter, Union of Concerned Scientists It’s Earth Day, and this year’s focus is to protect our species. That focus makes me incredibly happy because of three reasons: 1) I get to return to my roots as an ecologist and tell you about some super cool species, 2) there...
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