After months of delay, today the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Gina McCarthy to be the next administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by a vote of 59 to 40.
How the chemical industry’s rebuttal falls flat By Baskut Tuncak, orginially posted on the Center for International Environmental Law website. What are the drivers of innovation? This was the question behind new research CIEL released last week, which clearly illustrates that stronger laws to regulate chemicals are a driver of innovation, and also create a safer marketplace. […]
It’s an old paradigm – the idea that protecting public health, the environment and a thriving businesses economy are somehow at odds. But as you might imagine, old sayings die hard in Washington. In response, today the American Sustainable Business Council are bringing some business leaders to Washington to let Congress know that protecting our health and […]