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Thursday, February 23, 2017
 

Thousands of emails from Oklahoma office of Trump EPA administrator Scott Pruitt published

The emails shed new light on the relationship between Pruitt and the sphere of advocacy outfits and legal groups funded by Koch Industries' billionaires Charles and David Koch.

Fracking caused 6,648 spills in four states alone, Duke study finds

Most spills occurred in the the first three years of a well's life.

The student-built website that keeps government climate data safe

Since Trump’s election, scientists have been scrambling to save climate change data sets. And one Michigan graduate student thought the more copies, the better.

Wind power sets new record: Briefly provides majority of electricity for 14-state grid

In 2016, wind power was the largest U.S. source of renewable electric capacity and is now the country’s fourth-largest energy source.

Brazil becomes the newest country to refuse GMO imports from the United States

As of 2015 there were 38 countries that had banned GM crops.

Former GOP congressional staffer follows revolving door, now latest Keystone XL lobbyist

It only took TransCanada roughly three weeks to hire a lobbyist tied to the Republican Party to advocate for Keystone XL.

Fracking caused Pennsylvania earthquakes, new report confirms

The disposal of wastewater produced from fracking has led to the alarming increase of earthquakes.

Like Keystone XL, much of Dakota Access pipeline steel made by Russian company tied...

Similar to Keystone XL, the steel production for the Dakota Access pipeline was a done deal long ago, well before the pipeline got all the permits it needed.

House passes NRA-backed bill legalizing the killing of bear cubs in wildlife refuges

“Killing hibernating bears, shooting wolf pups in their dens, and chasing down grizzlies by aircraft and then shooting them on the ground is not the stuff of some depraved video game.”

Surprise! The four GOP representatives behind bill to abolish EPA are backed by fossil...

Over their careers, these legislators appear to have responded in kind, pushing legislation favored by the industries reliant on fossil fuels.