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Boxer-Markey Bill Is Forward-Thinking Chemical Reform

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WASHINGTON (March 12, 2015) – Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Ed Markey (D-MA) today introduced a bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976. The bill is a response to a measure introduced earlier this week by…

Pruitt Moves to End Protections from Waste Dumping

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WASHINGTON - In his latest attempt to save his job, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced efforts today to limit EPA’s ability to stop highly destructive activities such as mountaintop-removal coal mining from destroying streams, estuaries or other rich…

Governor Brown Announces 2030 Statewide Climate Pollution Limit

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LOS ANGELES (April 29, 2015) – Speaking before the annual Navigating the American Carbon World conference, Governor Brown issued a historic new executive order to reduce California’s carbon pollution to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. The order will…