Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: environmental protections

Trump administration attempt to gut NEPA sued by a broad coalition...

“What is best for big business and Washington lobbyists is rarely what is best for local communities.”

Omar, Sanders introduce End Polluter Welfare Act to close tax loopholes...

"Today more than ever we need to protect people and the planet, not polluters and their profits.

Why Trump wants to kill the biggest environmental law you’ve never...

NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it — here's why.

Trump budget proposal reveals regressive environmental priorities

The White House’s 2021 federal budget proposal eliminates several important programs and slashes funding for others—like the Endangered Species Act.

Bernie Sanders to Trump: “We will fight you every step of...

“Mr. Trump, you cannot run a government by rejecting science.”

Tracking the numerous tactics used to attack environmental protections around the...

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.

Trump’s unprecedented attack on clean air and climate action

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.

Electric utility executives pony up for the GOP roll back of...

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.

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