New Paper From CPR Measures Polluter Capture of Trump EPA

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform Who does the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) work for? The answer would seem to be us, the American public, given that the statutes it is charged with implementing are focused first and foremost on protecting our health and the natural...
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Polluted Air Makes the Coronavirus Even Deadlier

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By Vijay Limaye, Natural Resources Defense Council The coronavirus pandemic has caused rapid and widespread damage to human health around the world. The toll has been especially heavy on nurses, doctors and other frontline health professionals. Other populations identified as being particularly...
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Thousands of Industrial Facilities Likely Discharging Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ Into Air and Water

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By Jared Hayes and Scott Faber, Environmental Working Group At least 2,500 industrial facilities across the nation could be discharging the toxic fluorinated compounds known as PFAS into the air and water, according to an updated EWG analysis of government data. EWG reviewed two online...
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EPA Science Advisory Board’s Job Gets Harder—and More Important—By the Minute

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By Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists As the nation is thrust into the most devastating period of the COVID-19 outbreak, EPA is pushing forward several destructive policy decisions while loosening enforcement requirements for polluters—even as emerging evidence shows that air pollution...
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