A Tribute to Rep. Elijah Cummings: Fueled by Compassion, a Champion of Social Justice

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland was different from most other lawmakers we see today. He embodied a moral authority that others try to project but that for him was unquestionably authentic. When he spoke of working on behalf of “the...
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Air Pollution from Cars, Trucks and Buses in the U.S.: Everyone Is Exposed, But the Burdens Are Not Equally Shared

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By David Reichmuth, Union of Concerned Scientists Air pollution has significant impacts to public health and the cars, trucks, and buses on America’s roads contribute to this problem. While we are all exposed to this pollution, there are significant differences in the average exposure to this...
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What the Trump Administration Is Doing to Your Water

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By Rebecca Bowe, Earthjustice Everyone and everything needs clean water. Without clean drinking water, humans get sick. Plants, animals, aquatic life, and the entire food web need clean water to survive. That’s why the Trump administration’s efforts to gut federal clean water protections are so...
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Scientific Integrity Act Passes Out of Committee With Unprecedented Bipartisan Support

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By Michael Halperin, Union of Concerned Scientists Today, the remarkable happened: the Scientific Integrity Act passed the House Science Committee with support from both Republicans and Democrats. Six Republicans joined all 19 Democrats in attendance to vote the Scientific Integrity Act out of...
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