The Trump Administration’s Hazy Plans to Weaken Car Pollution Standards Won’t Work. Here’s Why.

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By Paul Cort, Earthjustice The future of the nation’s clean car protections is on the table, and Andrew Wheeler, head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is moving forward with a plan that will unleash tailpipe pollution across the country. On Nov. 22, Earthjustice and Sierra Club,...
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The EPA’s ‘Censored Science’ Rule Isn’t Just Bad Policy, It’s Also Illegal

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appears poised to take the next step in advancing its dangerous “censored science” rulemaking with the pending release of a supplemental proposal. The EPA presumably intends for this action to respond to...
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Selling Out Safety

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By Tom Conway, United Steelworkers The March 2005 fire and explosions at BP’s Texas City, Texas, oil refinery killed 15 contractors and injured 180 other workers in ways that will haunt them forever. Some lost limbs. Others suffered horrific burns, head injuries or wounds that left them...
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States Should Be Allowed to Protect Their Residents From Dirty Tailpipe Emissions

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By Natural Resources Defense Council Striking back against the Trump administration’s attack on clean cars, NRDC and a coalition of environmental groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for blocking California and other states from enforcing their own stronger vehicle...
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Why UCS Is Suing Trump Over Car Standards

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By Ken Kimmell, Union of Concerned Scientists On September 27, the Trump administration issued a new rule that purports to take away the right of California and thirteen other states to cut carbon dioxide emissions from cars and light duty trucks and require increasing percentages of new car...
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