NRDC Lawsuit Prompts EPA to Restore Mercury Protection Rule It Illegally Withdrew

The Environmental Protection Agency today, acting in response to a lawsuit by the Natural Resources Defense Council, reinstated a rule that will protect the public from more than five tons of mercury discharges each year from dental offices across the nation. The following is a statement by Margaret Hsieh, attorney on the Litigation team at …

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GOP Lawmakers Capitalize on Zika Threat to Pass Bill Dubbed ‘Making Pesticides Great Again’ Act

House Democrats and Obama administration, meanwhile, criticize bill’s assault on Clean Water Act — by Andrea Germanos, staff writer The Republican-controlled U.S. House on Tuesday passed legislation—newly rebranded with the word “Zika” in it—that Democrats say is in fact not at all about the addressing the threat of the virus but making it easier for …

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