No More Poisons on Pets: The EPA Must Act

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By Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, Natural Resources Defense Council NRDC goes back to court today to protect kids from toxic pesticide residue on their pets. Despite finding unacceptable risk from flea control products containing the brain-harming pesticide tetrachlorvinphos (TCVP), the U.S....
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Trump Administration and EPA Anti-Science Work Will Cost Lives

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By Mary Anne Hitt, Sierra Club It’s a wonder how the Trump Administration and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Andrew Wheeler can get anything done, what with their heads buried so far in the sand. But unfortunately, the work they’re doing to ignore science and public health will cost...
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You Can’t Ignore the Future: 5 Reasons Climate Science Looks Beyond 2040

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By Brenda Ekwurzel, Union of Concerned Scientists Yesterday it was reported that the Trump administration is redoubling its efforts to undermine climate science. James Reilly, head of the US Geological Survey, reportedly instructed scientists in the office to limit projections of climate...
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Trump EPA Hiding Hundreds of Deaths in Plain View

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By Daniel Farber, Center for Progressive Reform According to press reports, EPA is preparing to ignore possible deaths caused by concentrations of pollutants occurring below the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS). This is a key issue in a lot of decisions about pollution reduction....
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Cancel Student Debt, Boost the Economy

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By Alexis Goldstein, Americans for Financial Reform In April, Senator Elizabeth Warren released a bold plan for free public college and debt cancellation. This transformational proposal takes direct aim at some of the deepest inequities in education in America, and it’s funded b...
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