The Pandemic Polluter Loophole

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By John Rumpler, Environment America Like many people, I’m now working from home in isolation. But at least I can open the windows or go for a walk to get some fresh air. Not so for people who live in the shadow of massive refineries or other industrial facilities that...
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FERC’s Power Grab

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By Tom Rutigliano, Natural Resources Defense Council A coalition of environmental groups is suing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in court to reverse FERC’s disastrous 2019 decision undermining state clean energy programs. On April 16th FERC issued a series of orders mostly...
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It’s Time to Switch to PFAS-Free Firefighting Foams

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By Melanie Benesh, Environmental Working Group Firefighting foam is one of the most significant sources of water contamination from the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS. PFAS-based firefighting foams have been widely used by the military, fire training centers and airports for five...
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