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.

In Wyoming, Responsible Citizens Could Go to Jail

Under Wyoming law, citizens who report environmental destruction could be thrown in prison.

Chemical Hazards in Your Backyard

Two years after the West, TX, explosion, information on chemical risks remains hard to access. Do you know what's in your backyard?

DuPont Backs Away from Promises on Toxic Chemical

A toxic chemical called C8 hurt communities and DuPont workers, and the company is not keeping its promises to help.

Burning Our Bridges

Our new report calls for tax fairness -- not corporate tax cuts -- to fund repairs to our bridges, dams, roads, and more.

Corporate Tax Dodging and Federal Contracts

Recent legislation would block some corporate tax dodgers from receiving federal contracts.

New Posts

May 22, 2015

Government Wins Protection for 33.8 Million Drivers in Largest Product Recall in U.S. History

Imagine you’re hit from behind while driving. Your vehicles airbags deploy, but instead of cushioning you, bits of metal ...

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May 21, 2015

Meet the 25 Hedge Fund Managers Whose $2.2 Billion Tax Break Could Pay for 50,000 Highway Construction Jobs

Congress is trying to figure out how to come up with $10 billion to extend funding for the nation’s ...

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May 21, 2015

The Public Wants EPA – Not Congress – to Protect Our Drinking Water

A nationwide poll by Hart Research Associates found that Americans overwhelmingly support the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Water Rule. The rule will ...

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May 19, 2015

Banning Fracking Bans: The Paradox of Local Control

There is a new paradox emerging in the fracking debate.   The oil and gas industry firmly opposes federal fracking standards, claiming that states know best how to govern their own lands. States are ...

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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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