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Op-Ed Contributors: Censoring Climate Change

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The Environmental Protection Agency has been systematically dismantling its website about a problem the president has labeled a “hoax.”

Chesapeake Bay defenders hold breath, wait on Senate

If the Senate does not restore a deep, House-passed cut in federal funding to the Environmental Protection Agency's Chesapeake Bay Program, the ripple effect on Maryland conservation efforts could be … Click to Continue »

Republican lawmaker who wants to abolish the EPA joins bipartisan climate caucus

A freshman Florida congressman, whose first piece of legislation would have abolished the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has joined the Climate Solutions Caucus, a group formed in early 2016 to bring Republicans and Democrats together to advance meaningful climate change legislation. Show More Summary

Scott Pruitt claims he’s taken more actions to fight pollution than Obama, but can’t name any

Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt has accomplished an impressive feat: In only nine months in office, he has done more than any of his predecessors — even more than the divisive Anne Gorsuch under President Ronald Reagan — to roll back the EPA’s crucial functions and create a culture of fear among agency employees […]

Profepa shuts down apartment project

The federal environmental protection agency Profepa has permanently shut down a luxury apartment development in Cancún because its developer failed to obtain the required environmental permits. Profepa also imposed a fine FULL STORY The post Profepa shuts down apartment project appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

7 Ways to Make Your Business Completely Paper-Free

As a small business owner, one of your main priorities is to reduce operating costs. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, a paper free business saves nearly $80 per employee annually by eliminating toners, ink cartridges,...Show More Summary

North Carolina senators oppose Trump’s EPA nominee: reports

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(Reuters) – North Carolina Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis said they will not support the Trump administration’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) chemical safety office, media reports said. If one more Republican votes against Michael Dourson, he...

Trump EPA nominee opposed by GOP senators from NC

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina's two Republican senators say they oppose President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency, putting Michael L. Dourson's nomination at serious risk. Senators...Show More Summary

GOP senators from NC come out against Trump EPA nominee

North Carolina's two Republican senators say they oppose President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency, putting his nomination at serious risk. Senators Richard Burr … Click to Continue »

Maryland newspaper sues EPA after Trump administration terminates funding

A Maryland newspaper filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week, seeking records that might explain why the agency canceled a grant awarded to the newspaper in January 2016. After awarding the Bay Journal $1.6 million in a competitive grantmaking process, the EPA terminated the grant in August, telling the newspaper that […]

Climate Litigation Needs to Become a Mass Movement

Things are not going well for the Earth. It goes well beyond the Trump administration’s decision to eventually leave the Paris Agreement and Scott Pruitt’s purge of the Environmental Protection Agency’s scientific experts. Even non-American...Show More Summary

EPA awards $12M to Iowa's drinking water loan program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $12 million to Iowa's drinking water revolving loan program to help finance improvements to water projects around the state. The funding … Click to Continue »

Trump Administration Must Amend the Ethanol Mandate

A recent action by Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is threatening to put Trump's pro-jobs plan in jeopardy.

Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

Omaha World-Herald. November 8, 2017 Stability is key for the biofuel industry Nebraska and Iowa elected officials have done well in securing commitments from Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt … Click to Continue »

EPA Just Approved The Release Of 'Weaponized' Mosquitoes In 20 US States

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just cleared MosquitoMate, Inc., a Lexington, KY based biotechnology company, focused on mosquito control deficiencies, invasive mosquito species, and important vectors of human diseases,...Show More Summary

U.S. proposes to reverse Obama rules on heavy duty vehicle 'gliders'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed to undo pollution rules on remanufactured heavy duty vehicles known as "gliders," which environmentalists say generate as much as 40 times the pollution of modern engines.

Lobbyist faces ‘astounding’ number of conflicts of interest as Scott Pruitt’s clean air chief

William Wehrum, an industry lawyer and lobbyist, has represented companies who regularly filed legal challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency’s clean air regulations. Nonetheless, President Donald Trump nominated him to head the office at the EPA responsible for ensuring Americans have clean air. Show More Summary

Senate confirms EPA nominee with fossil fuel interests

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The Senate confirmed a man who has represented oil, gas, and chemical companies for the past decade to the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday. William Wehrum, whom President Donald Trump nominated to lead the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, was confirmed in a 49-47 vote after objections...

Senate confirms Trump EPA nominee with oil industry ties

The Senate narrowly confirmed a lawyer for the petrochemical industry on Thursday to a key post at the Environmental Protection Agency to oversee air pollution regulations affecting his former clients. … Click to Continue »

Killer Mosquitoes Will be Released in 20 States

Talk about a killer job. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week approved a bacterium that will be carried by mosquitoes to eradicate their offspring. A Kentucky-based company called MosquitoMate is using the common bacterium Wolbachia...Show More Summary

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