10 Ways Trump Has Undermined Chemical Safety

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By Melanie Benesh, Environmental Working Group President Trump toured a Shell chemical plant in Pennsylvania Tuesday, supposedly to promote his economic agenda. According to reports, he went off script quite a bit – but one thing he definitely didn’t talk about was his administration’s record...
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Extinction Crisis Looms as Trump Attacks Endangered Species Act

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By Jessica A. Knoblauch, Earthjustice This week, the Trump administration finalized rules that overhaul the enforcement of the Endangered Species Act, a bedrock environmental law that is both widely popular among the public and remarkably successful in protecting imperiled wildlife. The...
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Dog Deaths Linked to Harmful Algae Blooms

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By Ketura Persellin, Environmental Working Group Last week, Melissa Martin and Denise Mintz took their dogs – Abby, Harpo and Lizzy – for a swim in a pond near their home in Wilmington, N.C. Within hours, the dogs grew sick and died, apparent victims of poisoning from toxic algae blooms. “We...
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