Tag: environmental protections
“What is best for big business and Washington lobbyists is rarely what is best for local communities.”
"Today more than ever we need to protect people and the planet, not polluters and their profits.
NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it — here's why.
The White House’s 2021 federal budget proposal eliminates several important programs and slashes funding for others—like the Endangered Species Act.
“Mr. Trump, you cannot run a government by rejecting science.”
A recent study published by the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution finds that laws designed to protect the environment and biodiversity from the harmful impacts of human activities are under assault around the globe.
But there's good news too: the safeguards Trump wants to shred are on a strong legal footing and the public will have the chance to voice its objections as the Trump administration tries to roll them back.
Utilities that perceive the spread of rooftop solar as a threat to their business model just landed a key ally in the Department of Energy.