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How much 'Better' can 'Better Regulation' get?

Steve Tombs, Professor of Criminology, The Open University

This week, the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee published an evaluation of the Better Regulation initiative. The Government, it stated, “has set a target to reduce the cost to business of regulation by £10 billion between 2015 and 2020. 898 mots de plus

Air pollution: causing illness, premature death – and now car accidents?

A study by Public Health England has warned that outdoor air pollution is responsible for an estimated 520 deaths a year in Birmingham alone ( 487 mots de plus


Hudson River anchorage hearing: No Coast Guard, lots of opposition, one defense

Earlier this summer, the Coast Guard provided notice that they intended to propose a rule, which would allow the construction of ten new anchorage sites along our beautiful Hudson River.

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NASA: 2016 Hottest Year.

The guardian reports that 2016 will be hottest year on record according to NASA.

On Solidarity and Molecules (#MakeMuskratRight)

Last night, I was at a union meeting where my fellow university faculty were deciding whether to stand in solidarity with #MakeMuskratRight, an Inuit-lead protest in Labrador (northern Canada) defending the Land against  1 634 mots de plus


DPW, community support Help the Hooch

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber /

FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 19, 2016) — Over 600 volunteers participated in a post wide cleanup Oct. 14 in support of Columbus’ Help the Hooch, the Southeast’s largest watershed cleanup event, centering around the Chattahoochee River. 523 mots de plus