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Trump’s EPA Nominee Is So Bad, Even His Supporters Say No

The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, passed under the Obama administration in 2016, is a critical piece of legislation that reforms the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), which has been deeply flawed for decades. The passage of this bill marks the first time in 40 years that the U.S. will ...


Court Orders Evaluation of Murphy-Brown Hog Operations Identified as Threats to Groundwater

Conservation Groups Seek Cleanup of Murphy-Brown’s Pollution in 3 Eastern NC River Basins Yesterday, a federal court agreed with conservation groups represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center and ordered that industrial hog producer Murphy-Brown comply with a 2006 agreement to clean up groundwater contamination at several hog facilities owned by the company in eastern ...


Tell the Trump Administration: National Parks are for Everyone!

“There is nothing so American as our national parks. The scenery and wildlife are native. The fundamental idea behind the parks is native. It is, in brief, that the country belongs to the people, that it is in the process of making for the enrichment of the lives of all of us. The parks stand ...