Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: EPA

EPA chief previews a second Trump term: More deregulation, fewer environmental...

He also used his platform to say the agency would focus less on preventive measures that stop pollution, but concentrate on the cleanup of toxic areas.

Thousands of pollution monitoring exemptions made to oil and gas industry...

“It’s like saying, ‘We’re going to remove the radar guns and remove speedometers, but you still have to comply with the speed limit. That doesn’t make sense.”

Trump’s toxic wake: 10 ways the EPA has made life more...

The administration's record on chemical safety has been especially hazardous for the health of Americans, especially children.

Trump’s EPA finalizes rollback of methane emissions rules

“This damaging new rule won't save fossil fuel corporations, it won't bring the U.S. closer to energy independence, and it won't protect people from dangerous air pollution.”

EPA expected to allow more methane emissions from oil and gas...

“The negative impacts of methane have been widely acknowledged for years, so it’s frustrating and disappointing to see the administration go in a different direction.”

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.”

New legislation to ban toxic pesticides helps protect children’s health

“The federal pesticide policy is in urgent need of reform.”

Federal appeals court rules against EPA, affirms Clean Air Act protections

"EPA can no longer look the other way while states unlawfully exempt industrial polluters from vitally important air pollution control requirements.”

‘Slam dunk’ study finds Trump EPA’s move not to tighten air...

This peer-reviewed study of air pollution impacts on older Americans suggests that current air qualitystandards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) do not protect public health, and that strengthening the standards could save over 140,000 American lives over a decade.

Trump’s EPA rolls back regulation of chemical linked to brain damage...

“Is this what the Environmental Protection Agency has come to?”

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