Communities Face Harm When the EPA Dismantles Chemical Safety Protections

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By Anita Desikan, Union of Concerned Scientists If chemical facilities are regularly catching on fire or exploding in your neighborhood – like the recent TPC Group plant chemical fire near Houston that dangerously blazed during the Thanksgiving holiday – you would want the government to do...
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Enough Is Enough! It’s Time for the FTC to Protect Consumers From Deceptive Automatic Renewal Clauses

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By Brian Young, National Consumers League If you’re like most Americans ,you have probably had a bad experience with an automatic renewal or—as they are sometimes referred to—a negative option clause. Regardless of the name they go by, these clauses cause contracts and...
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Court Hears Challenge to EPA Science Advice Ban

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By Michael Halpern, Union of Concerned Scientists UCS’s lawsuit challenging the EPA’s policy banning anyone who has received agency funding from sitting on advisory committees got a hearing today in the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Massachusetts. UCS and co-plaintiff Dr. Elizabeth A....
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