Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: Trump administration

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.”

Tribes and environmental groups sue Trump administration to preserve clean water...

The administration’s latest attempt to undermine the Clean Water Act would jeopardize tribal and state rights to protect their water quality

Trump administration finalizes two rules that ease methane gas regulations

While environmentalists and large oil companies including Shell, BP and ExxonMobil oppose the changes to the rules, the Trump administration said the move will benefit smaller producers.

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.”

Supreme Court leaves order in place permitting Trump administration to construct...

The order, which is temporary, gives the Trump administration authority to start the wall projects where fencing already exists.

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

We'll judge Trump Medieval Madness as we do other historic low points, like McCarthyism, interning the Japanese or 250 years of slavery plus a century of Jim Crow brutality.

Trump to send federal troops to protests in Chicago & Seattle...

“We’re looking at the infringement on our rights that is just escalating.”

Trump administration plans to cut federal funding for Covid testing sites

“The pandemic is clearly getting worse in states nationwide—and instead of trying harder to stop it, President Trump is apparently trying harder to hide it.”

Trump administration eliminates protections for vast ocean monument — experts react

Here’s why the action is so harmful, how it’s possibly illegal, and why it won’t help struggling fishing communities.

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?