Trump’s EPA Casts Aside Critical Climate Plan

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By Rhea Suh, Natural Resources Defense Council With the perils of unchecked climate change widening by the day, President Trump took another giant step today toward surrendering our future to the fury of rising seas, flooded croplands, raging wildfires and torrential storms. In scuttling the...
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Congress Must Do More to Counter Trump Administration’s Assault on Climate Science

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By Bianca Majumder and Kristina Costa, Center for American Progress Since taking office, President Donald Trump and his administration have threatened to dismantle the federal climate apparatus. Earlier this year, the White House released a budget proposal for fiscal year 2020 that repeats many...
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Congress Is Pushing Back on the Trump Fuel Economy Rollback. Why Aren’t Auto Companies?

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By Dave Cooke, Union of Concerned Scientists On Thursday, two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees are holding a joint hearing examining the Trump administration’s rollback of fuel efficiency and emissions standards for passenger cars and trucks. The witnesses include the regulators moving...
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Congress Should Lift the Hood on Faulty Clean Cars Rollback

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By Luke Tonachel, Natural Resources Defense Council Leaders in Congress are again raising their concerns about the Trump administration’s plan to rollback common-sense clean car and fuel economy standards. And for good reasons—consumers, workers and all those that depend on clean air and a...
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Six Ways the Trump Administration Is Promoting Discrimination in Health Care

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By Kelli Garcia, and Julie Zuckerbrod, National Women’s Law Center The Trump Administration wants to legalize discrimination in health care. Yes, you read that correctly. The Health Care Rights Law, which is part of the Affordable Care Act, is a groundbreaking civil rights statute that...
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With ACE, EPA Blows Off Chance to Save Thousands of Lives

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By Arjun Krishnaswami, Natural Resources Defense Council The Trump Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized its repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP), the key Obama Administration initiative to cut dangerous climate pollution from the electricity sector. The EPA replaced it with a...
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