Nation Needs Better Groundwater Protections

A new report shows that EPA must improve how well it protects our drinking water from oil and gas drilling.

Toxic Water Risks Not Limited to Toledo

Cities nationwide face water quality threats from uncontrolled fertilizer runoff.

Renewing Unemployment Insurance Promise

We must renew our promise to protect America's workers in the aftermath of economic downturns.

Voices of the Unemployed

Stories from across the nation show why emergency unemployment insurance must be extended.

Saving Lives, Protecting the Environment

Ten key public protections will save 10,000 lives and prevent 300,000 cases of disease and injury every year.

TAFTA Resources

Find fact sheets and other resources on the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) and its threats to our health, safety, and democracy.

New Posts

Aug 28, 2014

Burning Money: Natural Gas Flaring Costs Millions in Lost Revenue

Nighttime satellite imagery makes it seem like a new metropolis has sprung up in the prairies of western North Dakota. But the large cluster of lights actually comes from natural ...

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Aug 27, 2014

Report: Obamacare Limits Subsidies for Excessive CEO Pay, Saves $72 Million

A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) calculates that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), popularly known as Obamacare, reduced taxpayer subsidies ...

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Aug 27, 2014

Renters in Foreclosed Properties Could Be Left Out in the Cold

The Permanently Protect Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2013 (H.R. 3543, S. 1761) is just one of the many pieces of unfinished business for the 113th Congress. This bill would make ...

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Aug 26, 2014

Drinking Diesel? Fracking Companies Use Toxic Substance without Permits

When it comes to protecting drinking water, fracking companies have just one federal rule to follow – get a permit if they are using diesel. But a new report by the ...

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Resources & Research

The Benefits of Public Protections: Ten Rules That Save Lives and Protect the Environment

This report examines the public health, worker safety, and environmental benefits projected from ten ...

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The Bridge to Prosperity: Reverse Reckless Cuts, Restore Our Infrastructure, and Revive Jobs

The United States is facing a growing infrastructure crisis and a lingering jobs crisis. Most ...

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The Disappearing Corporate Tax Base: How to Reclaim Lost Tax Revenue to Rebuild State Budgets

American states and cities and the people who live in them are hurting. States and cities ...

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Making the Grade: Access to Information Scorecard 2014

A building block of American democracy is the idea that as citizens, we have a right to information about how our government works and what it does in our name. The Freedom ...

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