This is the first time Mr. Pruitt will appear on Capitol Hill since his confirmation hearing, and the first time members of Congress will be able to publicly question him about the proposal to slash the EPA budget by 30%. Read more >
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April 27, 2017 9:58 AM EDT
Amidst the groundswell of information, energy, and genuine excitement around last week’s March for Science and the upcoming People’s Climate March, there’s another global and national event that should not get lost in the mix.
This one relates to workers—you know, those dedicated and hardy souls that are the backbone of what makes America great. Read more >
April 7, 2017 10:13 AM EDT
Parents are used to getting progress reports on how their children are doing—from teachers at school and from health care providers who assess developmental milestones. Early indicators are important; they can identify problems early, trigger needed interventions, or provide welcome assurance that things are looking good.
The news has been full of what President Trump has been doing in the first 90 days of his administration. Let’s do a quick progress report on what he’s done for children’s health. Read more >
April 3, 2017 12:56 PM EDT
Last week was just chock full of setbacks and assaults on our public protections coming out of Washington. You’ve probably heard about President Trump’s all-out attack on climate policy; EPA Administrator Pruitt got right on it. No surprise there. Then there was EPA’s decision not to ban a pesticide clearly linked to serious and long-term developmental effects on children’s brains and cognitive function. But you may not have noticed another harmful decision coming out of the EPA – this one about its Risk Management Program (RMP) rule.
March 22, 2017 11:03 AM EDT
States are clearly emboldened by the anti-regulatory, industry-first furor coming from the White House and Congress, a furor that could affect your workplace as well. Read more >