NEW REPORT: Top 20 actions the CFPB took in 2022 to ensure a safer marketplace
STATEMENT: EPA acts to protect drinking water from PFAS
EPA, DOT to increase accountability, safety in wake of Ohio chemical train derailment
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‘You have the power’ webinar details how to electrify homes with new tax credits
Experts share how new federal policies can save Americans money, reduce pollution
Statement: 3M to stop making, using PFAS
Major manufacturer to discontinue use of hazardous ‘forever chemicals’ by end of 2025
McDonald’s sets targets for responsible antibiotic use in its global beef supply chain
Fast food giant sets targets for responsible antibiotic use in its global beef supply chain
Statement: US Postal Service’s electric vehicle purchases will help deliver a cleaner future
USPS to announce a significant increase in electric vehicle purchases
New report links beef raised with critically important antibiotics to McDonald’s
Investigative journalists allege U.S. beef producers use antibiotics World Health Organization deems most valuable to humans
New Superbugs in Stock report: grocery stores failing to stop antibiotic overuse in meat supply chains
Report: Polluters dumped ~200 million lbs. of toxics into waterways
Call to cut down water pollution as Supreme Court case, 50th anniversary of Clean Water Act, near
Statement: Important hospital patient safety measure won’t be ‘suppressed’ as originally planned
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ensured a safer future for millions of American patients late Monday with the release of its final rule on the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS). The final rule excludes a proposed provision that would have “suppressed” the calculation and publication of the CMS Patient Safety and Adverse Events Composite (Patient Safety Indicator 90), which reveals how well hospitals have prevented serious patient injury.
Statement: Equifax must be held accountable for mishandling consumer data yet again
According to the Wall Street Journal, Equifax sent to lenders millions of incorrect credit scores for consumers applying for auto loans, mortgages and credit cards. The Journal reports that the scores, sent during a three-week period from mid-March through early April, were sometimes off by 20 points or more in either direction. The Journal says Equifax called the error a “technology coding issue.” We’re calling on regulators to investigate Equifax to get to the bottom of this.
Statement: Climate deal would reinstate much needed ‘polluter pays’ tax on oil industry
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia have reached a deal on a reconciliation bill that, among major climate and energy efficiency provisions, includes an oil excise tax to fund Superfund toxic waste site cleanups nationwide. If passed, this bill would reinstate one of several “polluter pays” taxes that was allowed to lapse 26 years ago.