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Key to 80x30—Clean Electricity Payment Program & Tax Credits

Expert BlogUnited StatesYvonne McIntyre, Sam Krasnow, Arjun Krishnaswami

Congress must pass the Build Back Better reconciliation package with a well-designed Clean Electricity Payment Program and clean energy tax incentives, including several key features, to combat the climate crisis, create millions of good-paying jobs and drive clean energy innovation.

Court Maintains Ban on Chemicals in Toys for Now

Press Release
WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court has left in place the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ban on harmful phthalate chemicals from plastic used in children’s toys and childcare articles. The court rejected most of the arguments made by the…

Protecting the Safety Net for New Chemicals Under TSCA

Expert BlogDaniel Rosenberg
NRDC has withdrawn its lawsuit challenging EPA's illegal "Framework" for reviewing new chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) after the Agency declared that it had never actually used the Framework to review the safety of new chemicals, and…

Wither TSCA Reform?

Expert BlogDaniel Rosenberg
Those who seek and support meaningful restrictions on toxic chemicals to protect people from cancer, learning and developmental disabilities, and reproductive harm cannot afford to just let the revised TSCA fade away.

CPSC Poised to Ban Toxic Phthalates in Toys, Kid’s Products

Expert BlogDaniel Rosenberg
When the CPSC votes to finalize the proposed ban on a handful of phthalates from toys and child care articles, it will be an important advance in efforts to protect children from toxic chemicals in their homes, as well as…