CVS Will Remove Harmful Ingredients From Sunscreens

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By Carla Burns and Emily Ion Kosuge, Environmental Working Group CVS, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, recently announced it will phase out two common sunscreen ingredients, oxybenzone and octinoxate, from many of its store-brand sun-protection products. CVS cited the changing...
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Taking on DC’s Darth Vader

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By Rachel Curley, Public Citizen Earlier this month President Trump signed a bi-partisan budget deal that raises the debt ceiling and establishes a broad outline for $2.7 trillion in federal spending over the next two years. While this deal creates topline numbers for the federal budget it does...
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The $2.5 Billion Question Waiting at FERC

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By Mike Jacobs, Union of Concerned Scientists The electricity industry is watching closely for news that will raise consumer costs some $2.5 billion per year.  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is expected to change the payments for new and old power plants in 13 states. This decision...
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Bernhardt Is Making It Harder for Environmental Watchdogs to Hold Interior Accountable

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By Marc Rehmann and Sam Hananel, Center for American Progress Since entering office, the Trump administration has lost the vast majority of legal battles over its policies that harm the environment and public lands. Now, it’s trying to discourage opponents of these policies from filing lawsuits...
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Stop the Spread of Coal Ash Contamination

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By Larissa Liebmann, Waterkeeper Alliance The Trump administration’s weakening of public protections from coal pollution is not saving the dying coal industry and has done nothing to help struggling coal workers. However, EPA continues to push forward regulatory rollbacks that will endanger...
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