Environmental Protection

Environmental Protection


Claims of EPA "train wreck" derailed

Claims of EPA "Train Wreck" Derailed

August 26, 2011
Clean Fuels Standard

Northeast Clean Fuels Standard = Thousands of Jobs, Billions of Dollars

August 16, 2011
Why on Earth Do We Listen to Those Who Cry Wolf?

Why on Earth Do We Listen to Those Who Cry Wolf?

July 28, 2011
smokestack and dirty air

Crying Wolf Again: Big Business Gearing up for a Fight Against Obama’s Environmental Program

May 11, 2009

Cry Wolf Quotes

[I]t is conceivable that this trade secret data would be considered so valuable that a company would elect not to do business in Philadelphia rather than disclose it and so I have detailed our concerns on the issue of confidentiality.

Robert P. Vogel of Rohm and Haas Chemical Company

[The right-to-know law] would make it very difficult to maintain a business in the community.

Thacher Longstreth, president of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

I can assure you from my experience, it’s going to cost us jobs.

Thacher Longstreth president of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and former Republican city councilman.

We’ll do everything in our power to have it defeated. All these attorneys have to do is grab these records, and they can play all kinds of games with them. Just about anything that happens to a person can be connected to his work.

William R. Willberg, vice-president of operations for the Wisconsin Association of Manufacturers & Association.



Political Economy Research Institute is a think tank focused on a variety of subjects such as diverse financial regulation, living wages and environmental protection.

Green for All is a leading environmental oranization focused on creating green jobs for low-income communities and people of color.

The Sierra Club is America’s oldest (founded in 1892), and largest, environmental non-profit.