Op-Eds

CPR Member Scholars and staff are frequent contributors to newspaper opinion pages across the nation. Read what they have to say, below.

Katrina's Lessons, Learned and Unlearned

Katrina's Lessons, Learned and Unlearned, op-ed by Rob Verchick

Type: Op-Eds (Aug. 29, 2015)
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Author(s): Robert Verchick
Criminal Prosecutions Get Serious as the Regulatory System Sinks to Its Knees

Criminal Prosecutions Get Serious as the Regulatory System Sinks to Its Knees, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (Aug. 28, 2015)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Maryland's Regulation SWAT Team

Writing in the Baltimore Sun, Rena Steinzor takes Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to task for his efforts to put business executives in charge of an effort to identify state regulations to be gutted, including those protecting the Chesapeake Bay.

Type: Op-Eds (July 30, 2015)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Kill a Worker? You're Not a Criminal. Steal a Worker's Pay? You Are One.

Kill a Worker? You're Not a Criminal. Steal a Worker's Pay? You Are One, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (July 21, 2015)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Is this the most anti-environmental bill of 2015?

Is this the most anti-environmental bill of 2015?

Type: Op-Eds (July 10, 2015)
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Richard Murphy
Toxic ignorance and the challenge for Congress

Toxic ignorance and the challenge for Congress, op-ed by Noah Sachs and Matthew Shudtz

Type: Op-Eds (June 26, 2015)
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Author(s): Noah Sachs, Matt Shudtz
With DuPont, OSHA's tough talk falls faint

With DuPont, OSHA's tough talk falls faint, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (May 22, 2015)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Toxic Chemical Control Is ‘High Priority’ Failure for Nation’s Government

Writing for Huffington Post: The Government Accountability Office (GAO) reiterated its conclusion that EPA’s regulation of toxic chemicals is in crisis, unable to deliver badly needed protection to the American people. These benighted programs are among a couple of dozen of “high priority” failures that cause serious harm to public health, waste resources, or endanger national security, and Congress is giving the report red carpet treatment, with House and Senate hearings on the report scheduled the very day it was released.

Type: Op-Eds (April 14, 2015)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
The Next Top Prosecutor and White Collar Crime

Writing for Huffington Post and ACSBlog, Renat Steinzor observes that, in the wake of a series of accidents related to a defective ignition switch in GM cars, the "Department of Justice has opened a criminal investigation into GM’s conduct and the next attorney general will decide whether and how to charge the company. President Obama’s nominee, Loretta Lynch, will need to make a break with the misguided policies of her predecessor, Eric Holder, when the GM case hits her desk."

Type: Op-Eds (April 11, 2015)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Criminal investigations crucial to making refineries safer

Criminal investigations crucial to making refineries safer, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (March 23, 2015)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor

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