Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: environmental regulations

Deadly shadows: new study reveals over 460,000 U.S. deaths linked to...

New study reveals coal pollution's dire impact on U.S. public health, with over 460,000 deaths in two decades.

The Supreme Court’s EPA decision could hamper regulator’s ability to protect...

The agency will still be allowed to regulate many forms of air pollution, but would need explicit direction from Congress on how to tackle some of the worst aspects of climate change and other pressing issues.

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.”

The fracking industry’s flaring problem may be worse than we thought

And even with the Trump administration rolling back a number of environmental regulations like the rules for methane flaring and venting, the oil and gas industry is looking for still more deregulation from the federal government.

Judges block Trump administration from rescinding Obama-era environmental regulations

“No man, no woman is above the law. You have to follow the rule of law. It makes no difference if you are in the White House or not.”

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.
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How Trump is following Hitler’s playbook

History shows there are no “one-day” dictatorships. When democracies fall, they typically fall completely.