Three Strikes Policy for Banks?

There's a criminal double standard between those who commit banking crimes and others who run afoul of the law.

Gasping for Support

Hundreds of millions of Americans could breathe cleaner air, but we need a stronger smog standard and more resources to make that happen.

Suffocating Students with Debt

A recent Center for Effective Government intern shares her story on the burden of student loan debt.

Airlines Contribute to Climate Change

A recent EPA finding shows airlines contribute to climate change. Tackling their pollution would help secure a better future for all.

A Victory for Public Safety

The Senate recently rejected a proposal to cripple the National Weather Service, which would have put American lives at risk.

Five Years of Pipeline Spills

A recent interactive map shows the locations of the last five years' of oil pipeline spills in the U.S.

New Posts

Jul 2, 2015

$248 a Minute? CEO Pay is Sky-high at America's Low-wage Employers

Florida’s Disney World bills itself “the happiest place on Earth.” But last year, some Disney World employees made so little they became homeless.

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Jun 29, 2015

Pennsylvania Residents Near Fracking Sites Report Health Problems

Last week, Food & Water Watch released the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s log of health complaints from communities living near fracking sites. The logs include many of the ...

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Jun 26, 2015

A Victory for Americans' Safety: Senate Rejects Proposal that Would Have Crippled the National Weather Service

As a college undergraduate, I majored in meteorology. When you walk into your first college ...

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Jun 25, 2015

Does EPA's New Finding on Airplane Emissions Clear the United States for Takeoff on Climate Change Standards?

Earlier this month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposed finding that ...

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Resources & Research

Chemical Hazards in Your Backyard

Local communities in many areas of the country seem unaware and unprepared to deal with chemical emergencies. As the number of chemical facilities increases and population centers expand, as plants age and inspection ...

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Burning Our Bridges: Cutting Offshore Tax Rates Won't Fund Our Infrastructure or Create Jobs

This report identifies the 26 U.S. corporations with the largest stockpiles of untaxed ...

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Reducing Our Exposure to Toxic Chemicals: Stronger State Health Protections at Risk

In 1976, the United States enacted the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to address public concerns about the ...

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