Trump Administration Pulls Punches in Drilling Safety Rollback

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By David S. Hilzenrath, Project on Government Oversight By at least one measure, the Trump Administration’s recently finalized rollback of offshore drilling safety standards went much further than planned. The Administration’s rewrite of safety requirements will save oil and gas companies 63...
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Celebrate Endangered Species Day, Stop Extinction

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By Kirin Kennedy, Sierra Club Endangered Species Day is a celebratory day to bring to light the importance of the Endangered Species Act and its impact on animal conservation. The Endangered Species Act was passed in 1973 by the United States Congress and since that time has been responsible...
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A Stroller Debacle at CPSC Politicizes Child Safety and I Have No Chill

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By Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists I’m a self-proclaimed transparency nut. But now that I’m a mom, my need for information has grown exponentially. I want a label on baby food that tells me how much added sugar is in it. I want to know whether my daughter’s car seat o...
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Here’s How OSHA Can Improve Its Handling of OSH Act Whistleblower Cases

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By Katie Tracy, Center for Progressive Reform The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) guarantees workers the right to speak up about health and safety concerns in the workplace without reprisal. Specifically, Section 11(c) of the law provides workers the express right to report any...
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