Citizen Health & Safety
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.
What do fracking, recent rail car explosions, and international trade have in common? A volatile light crude oil called "condensate."read in full
On July 16, Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Tom Harkin (D-IA) introduced the Hide No Harm Act. The legislation would require corporate ...read in full
On July 7, a fire broke out at a Chevron Phillips Chemical plant in Port Arthur, Texas, injuring two workers and frightening neighbors in the largely ...read in full
On July 13, over 1,000 protestors marched from the U.S. Capitol to the doors of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). They urged the agency to reject a proposal to ...read in full
In recent years, special interests and their allies in Congress have pushed a number of dangerous ...read in full