Pipeline Spill Showcases Keystone XL Risks

An oil pipeline leak in Montana highlights the risk of building pipelines like Keystone XL near water sources.

New Congress Launches Attack on Safeguards

The Regulatory Accountability Act threatens our health, safety, and financial security.

New York State Bans Fracking

Following years of grassroots organizing, advocacy, and intensive study, New York will ban fracking in 2015.

Kids in Danger Zones

One in three U.S. schoolchildren face the risk of chemical catastrophe. Learn more!

Fleecing Uncle Sam

Seven of America's 30 largest corporations paid their CEOs more last year than they paid in federal income taxes. Learn more inside!

TAFTA Resources

Find fact sheets and other resources on the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) and its threats to our health, safety, and democracy.

New Posts

Jan 23, 2015

UPDATE: Three Reasons the REINS Act Must Be Stopped (Again)

If passed, the REINS Act would require congressional approval of all major rules, potentially endangering the most important safeguards to our health, safety, environment, and economy.

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Jan 22, 2015

Yellowstone River Spill Shows the Risks of Keystone to Public Health and Natural Resources

On Jan. 17, an oil pipeline leaked an estimated 50,000 gallons of crude oil along the Yellowstone River near Glendive, Montana. The ...

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Jan 16, 2015

Keystone Pipeline: Foreign Profits, American Risk

Media coverage of the Keystone XL pipeline is coalescing around a single narrative. It goes like this: environmentalists oppose the pipeline because of climate change concerns, and U.S. construction companies ...

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Jan 15, 2015

New Legislation Aims to End High-Frequency Trading but Misses Opportunity to Invest in Critical, Underfunded Public Needs

Earlier this week, Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen introduced a ...

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Resources & Research

Fleecing Uncle Sam

Seven of America's 30 largest corporations paid their CEOs more last year than they paid in federal income taxes.

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Kids in Danger Zones

One in every three schoolchildren in America today attends a school within the vulnerability zone of a hazardous chemical facility. We value our children and do everything we can to keep them safe. Yet, one area that has proved surprisingly ...

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The Benefits of Public Protections: Ten Rules That Save Lives and Protect the Environment

This report examines the public health, worker safety, and environmental benefits projected from ten ...

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