Sunday, July 25, 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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Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”