What You Should Know About Liquefied Natural Gas and Rail Cars

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By Earthjustice THE EXPLOSION RISK of transporting volatile liquefied natural gas in vulnerable tank cars through major population centers is off the charts. Yet the Trump administration is proposing a rule that would allow trains to travel the country filled with an unprecedented amount of...
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Study: PFAS Exposure Through Skin Causes Harm Similar to Ingestion

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By Ketura Persellin, Environmental Working Group Exposure through the skin to the toxic fluorinated chemical once used to make Teflon could pose the same health hazards as ingesting the compound in water or food, according to a new animal study from the National Institute for Occupational...
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CFPB Appoints Take “Farce” on Consumer Law

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By Ed Mierzwinski, U.S. PIRG Last week, CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger appointed four lawyers and professors to a “Taskforce on Federal Consumer Law.” To my knowledge, none have worked for consumer protection organizations yet all have worked as industry lawyers or consultants or...
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