Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: Trump administration

Groups challenge Trump administration’s delisting of gray wolves

The lawsuit claims the United States Fish and Wildlife Service made a decision "based on politics, not science."

The first ever US oil lease sale in the Arctic is...

“Essentially, the Trump administration had a party, hoped the oil industry would show up, and it didn’t.”

The Trump administration’s parting outrage against Cuba

Just like millions of U.S. citizens, Cubans are counting the days until the Trump administration becomes history and hoping the next administration will offer some relief.

Coalition sues Trump administration over ‘outrageous assault’ on Tongass National Forest...

“Trump’s reckless plan to clearcut old-growth trees in the Tongass will irreversibly damage our climate, kill wildlife, and devastate Southeast Alaska communities.”

The Trump administration’s final push to make it easier for religious...

Last-minute policies on religious freedom clear the way for employers to hire on the basis of faith. Some of the changes won't be easy for Biden to undo.

12 Trump attacks on the environment since the election

In its final days, the administration is rushing to cement its destructive legacy with attacks on clean air, wildlife and public lands that could be difficult to undo.

Trump admin is rushing to mine sacred tribal land in Arizona

“Our preservation laws are not set up to prevent this level of loss. It weighs heavily on me.”

Trump administration rushes to auction off Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drilling...

The pristine reserve is home to the Gwich’in people, who call it “Iizhik Gwats’an Gwandaii Goodlit,” or, “the sacred place where life begins.”

Trump administration to allow logging in pristine national forest

The roughly 9 million acres that the administration wants to open up now have been protected since the 2001 by the Roadless Area Conservation Rule, or Roadless Rule.

Trump administration proposes oil and gas lease sale in California while...

“We’ve blocked any new federal leasing in California in court for eight years now, and we’ll fight this too.”

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.