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The Udall-Vitter chemical bill would limit a state's right to protect citizens from harmful chemicals.

Don't Break Promises to Pave Highways

Congressional leaders are racing to pass a transportation bill, and some want to break promises to seniors and the disabled to fund it.

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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.

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CEO pay at companies like Disney far outpaces the wages of average workers, setting the stage for damaging inequality.

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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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Jul 31, 2015

Two Years Ago, President Obama Directed Federal Agencies to Prevent Chemical Disasters. Are We Any Safer Now?

In April 2013, an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas killed 15 people, injured more ...

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Jul 31, 2015

Medicare: Protecting Seniors for 50 Years

Fifty years ago, the United States created the Medicare insurance program – which has significantly increased the affordability of health care for America’s seniors, as well as those with certain disabilities and medical ...

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Jul 31, 2015

Happy Birthday, NASA! We’re Celebrating the Thousands of Ways NASA Has Improved Our Lives.

One of my earliest childhood memories is of our mailman, Mr. Harmon, taking a break from his daily deliveries and joining my Mom ...

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Jul 27, 2015

New White House Initiative on FOIA Expands Government Transparency

In the days following the 49th anniversary of the nation’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) on July 4, the White House announced a new FOIA-related pilot program involving ...

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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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