Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tag: EPA

EPA disbands panel that reviewed clean air standards, appoints new members...

"We're seeing EPA trying to cut science out of the process."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, October 4

#MeToo unites against Kavanaugh, more proof Trump EPA 'working for coal millionaires', Sanders introduces bill to break up nation's largest Wall Street banks, and more.

Scott Pruitt’s unjustified personal security cost taxpayers over $3.5 million: EPA...

Over just 11 months in 2017, Pruitt racked up millions – on the taxpayers’ dime – on his own personal security.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 22

Paul Manafort found guilty, Michael Cohen pleads guilty, EPA admits Trump would sacrifice lives for coal, and more.

Wildfires choke Washington State’s air, delaying flights and trash collection

"Wildfire smoke has the potential to significantly impact air quality, as we've seen over the past few summers."

Monsanto’s loss is our gain – let’s make the most of it

Friday’s verdict isn’t just an indictment of Monsanto and Bayer. It’s also a scathing indictment of regulatory agencies in countries around the world, and especially of the agencies here in the U.S.

‘Major victory for public health:’ Court orders Trump EPA to ban...

"Children, farmworkers, rural families, and science are all huge winners today... EPA's job is to protect public health, not industry profits."

The rollback of EPA Clean Car Standards will cost you at...

Taking away all of these protections will cost Americans upwards of $260 billion annually in climate, health, and fuel impacts.

In ‘major win’ for clean air and public health, EPA reverses...

The decision came after a federal appeals court sided with green groups that sought to block the "irresponsible and dangerous" policy.

How the EPA and the Pentagon downplayed a growing toxic threat

A family of chemicals – known as PFAS and responsible for marvels like Teflon and critical to the safety of American military bases – has now emerged as a far greater menace than previously disclosed.

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

With planet in ‘crisis mode,’ Bernie Sanders rips Trump White House for ‘dangerous’ dismissal...

"You have an administration that virtually does not even recognize the reality of climate change and their policies, working with the fossil fuel industry, are making a bad situation worse."

Trump admin. hints it may resume family separation at border; ACLU says ‘public outcry...

A new report by Amnesty International suggests immigration officials separated some 6,000 families between April and August, a far higher number of children and parents torn apart than previously thought.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, October 15

DNA confirms Elizabeth Warren's ancestry, Trump says 'we won' in regards to Christine Blasey Ford, Bernie Sanders rips White House for dismissal of climate science, and more.

Confronting climate change in a deeply unequal world

Humanity has, the scientists tell us, about a dozen years to get our environmental act together. Or else...

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