Ten years on, CPR Member Scholars examine the policy lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the mistakes that made a bad storm a true disaster.
The Clean Power Plan: Issues to Watch
The Clean Power Plan could transform the nation’s energy system. But much depends on the specifics of the plan and how states respond. A group of 11 CPR Member Scholars identify the issues to watch.
'Negative Earmarks' Trade Lives for Profit
Riders hidden in the House version of an appropriations bill undercut environmental regulations that would save thousands of lives. Read CPR’s new Issue Alert.
Safeguards Under Attack
Ideological opponents of regulation are on the warpath on the Hill, seeking to undercut vital statutory safeguards for health, the environment, worker safety and more. Check out CPR analyses of their latest bad ideas.
The President's Path to Progress in 2015-16: 13 Essential Regulatory Actions
A new Issue Alert from CPR identifies "The Essential 13" regulatory actions the President should complete before leaving town, saving thousands of lives, protecting the environment and burnishing his legacy.
Winning Safer Workplaces
Thousands of Americans die every year from on-the-job hazards, and OSHA isn't making enough progress. A new manual from CRP offers state and local advocates a path to safer workplaces.
Watch a recording of the July 20 discussion of Rena Steinzor’s book, Why Not Jail?
Saving the Chesapeake
The largest estuary in North America, the Chesapeake Bay is home to more than 3,600 species of plants and animals. But after years of pollution abetted by political failure, the Environmental Protection Agency has forced the issue, imposing new pollution limits in cooperation with the states in the region. Read about CPR Member Scholars' work to save the Chesapeake.