Forced Arbitration: Taking Away Your Rights and Your Money

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By Better Markets Wall Street banks and corporations and their lobbyists, trade groups and political allies have been trying for years to take away the rights that consumers and investors have to recover money when they are ripped off by those banks and corporations.  They do this by...
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Environmental Groups Sue to Keep Oil Rig Safety Standards Intact

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By Natural Resources Defense Council Ten environmental groups, including NRDC, sued the Trump administration today for weakening safety standards on offshore oil rigs that were put in place after the deadly Deepwater Horizon blowout—a disaster that killed 11 rig workers and spilled hundreds of...
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PFAS Nation: Toxic Discharges Suspected From Almost 500 Industrial Facilities Across U.S.

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By Jared Hayes, Scott Faber, Dave Andrews and Audrey Lothspeich, Environmental Working Group At least 475 industrial facilities across the nation could be discharging the toxic fluorinated compounds known as PFAS into the air and water, according to an EWG analysis of government data. EWG...
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DOE Proposes Appliance Efficiency Testing Loophole

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By Joe Vukovich, Natural Resources Defense Council Imagine if everyone got to develop their own method for determining whether they followed the law, like drivers proposing new ways of measuring how fast they’re traveling or taxpayers inventing new methods to calculate what they owe. And...
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