Letter to EPA on 2019 Chesapeake Bay WIPs
CPR joined 35 other members of the Choose Clean Water Coalition in comments to EPA on the 2019 Watershed Implementation Plans submitted by the Chesapeake Bay states, noting that the plans "do not ... provide the necessary assurances and accountability." May 24, 2019.
Letter to Department of Labor on OSHA's Whistleblower Program.
The Center for Progressive Reform with 66 organizations and individuals on comments to OSHA recommending improvements to its administration of whistleblower protection provisions under Section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act, May 7, 2019.
Author(s): Katie Tracy
Letter to Department of Labor on Heat Stress, for Workers' Memorial Week.
The Center for Progressive Reform joined 100+ organizations in a Workers’ Memorial Week letter to the Department of Labor calling for a federal heat stress standard to protect workers from the growing dangers of climate change and rising temperatures, April 26, 2019.
Author(s): Katie Tracy
Comments on EPA's MATS Reconsideration Proposal
Joint comments from CPR's Dan Farber, Catherine O'Neill, Rena Steinzor, and James Goodwin on the EPA's effort to undercut the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS rule), by eliminating consideration of "co-benefits," and with it, to lay groundwork for eliminating consideration of co-benefits from cost-benefit analyses for future environmental regulation, April 17, 2019.
Author(s): Daniel Farber, Catherine O'Neill, Rena Steinzor, James Goodwin
Comments on Proposed Waters of the United States Rewrite
Comments on Proposed Waters of the United States Rewrite. Joint comments from more than 20 CPR Member Scholars on the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers proposal to weaken the Waters of the United States rule, April 15, 2019.
Joint Comments on proposal from the National Archives and Department of Interior
Joint comments from CPR and other institutions to the National Archives and Records Administration's on the Department of Interior's natural resources planning and development document records schedule, November 26, 2018.
Joint comments on OSHA's NPRM on tracking workplace injuries
Joint comments on OSHA’s NPRM on tracking workplace injuries. Letter to OSHA from CPR Member Scholars Tom McGarity and Sid Shapiro and CPR Policy Analyst Katie Tracy opposing provisions that would roll back requirements in the 2016 final rule, Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses, September 28, 2018.
Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Katie Tracy
Letters to Maryland Gubernatorial Candidates re Worker Safety.
Letters to Maryland Gubernatorial Candidates re Worker Safety. Read a letter from CPR's Rena Steinzor and Katie Tracy to Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous calling for a strengthened Maryland Occupational Safety and Health division, September 21, 2018.
Author(s): Katie Tracy, Rena Steinzor