Student Debt Matters to All of Us

The class of 2015 has accumulated approximately $56 billion in student loan debt and, the average student is saddled with more than $35,000 of debt.

Proposed Monsanto Merger Raises Troubling Questions

Would the merger create a monster?

Strong Support for Natural Resources Protections

Americans overwhelmingly support clean water and endangered species protections.

Groups Urge Full Info on Pesticide Labels

The EPA can require pesticide companies to list all the hazardous ingredients in their products.

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.

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Aug 25, 2015

CEG's Scott Klinger on Los Angeles Public Radio

CEG’s Scott Klinger talks with Los Angeles Public Radio’s Ian Masters about the effect of the dramatic stock market decline on Americans’ retirement security. The pair discuss ways the government could create ...

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Aug 24, 2015

Student Debt Matters to All of Us

A college degree is arguably the best investment a young person can make in his or her economic future.  A university education is associated with higher lifetime earnings, and lower risk of unemployment.

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Aug 21, 2015

Creating a Monster? Proposed Monsanto Merger with Swiss Chemical Giant Raises Troubling Questions

Farmers and scientists intimidated. Groundwater contamination. Human health risks. The decimation of one of America's ...

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Aug 21, 2015

Now You Can Yelp Your Favorite Federal Agency

Under a new agreement with Yelp— a website that allows people to locate and review local businesses— federal agencies will now be able to claim existing Yelp pages that already bear their name or create new pages. ...

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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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