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Feb 8, 2016

Top 400 Taxpayers See Tax Rates Rise, But There’s More to the Story

As Americans were gathering party supplies to greet the New Year, the Internal Revenue Service released their annual report of cumulative tax data reported on the 400 tax r...

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Feb 4, 2016

Chlorine Bleach Plants Needlessly Endanger 63 Million Americans

Chlorine bleach plants across the U.S. put millions of Americans in danger of a chlorine gas release, a substance so toxic it has been used as a chemical weapon. Greenpeace’s new repo...

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Jan 25, 2016

U.S. Industrial Facilities Reported Fewer Toxic Releases in 2014

The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data for 2014 is now available. The good news: total toxic releases by reporting facilities decreased by nearly six percent from 2013 levels. Howe...

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Jan 22, 2016

Methane Causes Climate Change. Here's How the President Plans to Cut Emissions by 40-45 Percent.

  UPDATE (Jan. 22, 2016): Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released its proposed rule to reduce methane emissions...

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Charity and Security Network report: How the Work of Charities Can Counter Terror

The Charity and Security Network presents How the Work of Charities Can Counter Terror and How U.S. Laws Get in the Way. A December 2009 report based a panel disccsuion event held on March 20, 2009 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The report features nonprofit leaders from the U.S., Colombia, Palestinian states and Philippines explain how ill-advised counterterrorism measures diminish the critical work of humanitarian and development groups and exacerbate some of the root causes of terror, such as poverty, religious persecution, and exclusion from the political process.

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Nonprofits Continue to Inform Government on the Ramifications of Antiterrorism Restrictions

The Chronicle of Philanthropy ($$) reports on some positive news regarding the government's antiterrorism rules that impact charities and perhaps, some modifications may lie ahead that improve the ability of groups to engage in humanitarian work overseas.

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Resources & Research

Living in the Shadow of Danger: Poverty, Race, and Unequal Chemical Facility Hazards

People of color and people living in poverty, especially poor children of color, are significantly more likely...

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A Tale of Two Retirements: One for CEOs and One for the Rest of Us

The 100 largest CEO retirement funds are worth a combined $4.9 billion, equal to the entire retirement account savings of 41 percent of American fam...

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