At its most basic, effective government protects the health, safety, and prosperity of its populace. We advocate for commonsense standards and safeguards, revised to conform to the most up-to-date scientific evidence, adopted in a timely manner, and broadly and effectively enforced – to ensure the quality of our air and water and the safety of food, drugs, consumer products, and workers.

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Oct 8, 2015

Poll Shows Bi-Partisan Support for New Rules to Prevent Chemical Disasters

As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers new chemical plant safety rules, a new national survey of likely 2016 voters shows strong support among ...

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Oct 7, 2015

Maryland County Protects Residents from Unnecessary Lawn Pesticides

On Oct. 6, Montgomery County, Maryland, located just outside Washington, DC, became the largest county in America to ban the unnecessary use of pesticides on lawns. Passed by ...

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Oct 7, 2015

ABC-TV's 'Blood & Oil' Hits a Dry Well

ABC is the newest company trying to cash in on the North Dakota oil boom. Recently, the network premiered "Blood & Oil," a drama set in a fictional town in the heart of the boom.

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Oct 6, 2015

It’s Time to Hold Major Corporate Executives Personally Accountable for Criminal Behavior

General Motors (GM) withheld information on defective ignition switches, Takata knowingly produced defective airbags, Toyota ...

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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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2016 Public Protections Budget Dashboard

A critical function of government is to protect citizens from harm. We expect our national government to keep contaminated food off the grocery store shelves and out of restaurants; to prevent ...

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