“Trump’s EPA is choosing NOT to regulate #perchlorate, a dangerous chemical linked to fetal & infant brain damage and found in the tap water of millions of Americans. This decision ignores science and the law.”
Polluters are allowed, at their sole discretion, to stop monitoring and reporting air emissions and water pollution levels during the outbreak.
Opponents of climate action are publishing flawed studies in scientific journals to support false claims that align with the fossil fuel industry’s deregulatory agenda.
Environmental groups sued the EPA over the move, which they condemned as a "free pass for polluters."
Rampant cronyism, conflicts of interest, and corruption?
"This final rule will increase the risk of more kids with asthma and brain damage, and more people with cancer."
The current regulatory system in America does not protect the public interest.
“It is way beyond time for EPA to exercise the moral and political courage to protect these overburdened communities from the daily assaults on their health and quality of life.”
"They're putting in nonscientific criteria to decide what science the agency can use."
The White House has now quietly and ominously asked polluters to help identify new opportunities for deregulation.