Thursday, August 18, 2022

Tag: environmental protections

‘Win for wildlife’ as federal court restores endangered species protections gutted...

"In the midst of a global extinction crisis, the court's decision to vacate the rules will help ensure that imperiled species receive the protections they desperately need," said one advocate.

U.S. regulator delays climate considerations for gas projects

“President Biden campaigned on bold and ambitious goals to tackle the climate crisis and environmental injustice. Supporting the push to expand gas exports and lock in decades of fossil fuel production is directly in conflict with these goals.” 

EPA’s first new air pollutant addition in 30 years reveals agency...

Here is proof that the EPA's environmental laws aren't working.

California oil lobby seeks to strip environmental protections for groundwater amid...

The move could make it harder for landowners to sue companies that pollute water tables.

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.

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New study reveals children born close to fracking more likely to develop childhood leukemia

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Debunking 4 myths about inflation

Inflation is being driven in large part by record corporate profits.

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.