2014 Year in Review

Over the past year, you’ve helped us make significant strides toward a just and democratic society in which every individual can thrive.

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!

Gaming the Rules

Big businesses and trade associations are shutting small businesses out of the regulatory process, sometimes leading to weakened public protections.

Maryland Fracking Rules a Model?

Maryland's outgoing governor has proposed what are being called the strongest fracking rules in the nation.

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

Dec 19, 2014

Beef Industry Groups Meet to Discuss Sustainability but Leave with a Marketing Plan

A coalition of beef producers and major food companies met last month in Brazil to address an issue of increasing importance: the significant, ...

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Dec 18, 2014

New York State Moves to Ban Fracking, Citing Health Concerns

New York State officials gave residents an early Christmas present when they moved to ban high-volume hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) within state lines. The decision followed the ...

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Dec 16, 2014

Flow of Illicit Money Undermines Governments and Impedes Development

A lack of transparency in the global financial system hinders the ability of governments worldwide to stop the flow of illicit money that comes from crimes like tax evasion, ...

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Dec 12, 2014

Congress Slashes EPA Budget Again Despite Strong Public Support for Strengthening Health Protections

In a continuing effort to dismantle the ability of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to protect public ...

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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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