Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tag: Trump administration

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.

New Trump appointee to foreign aid agency has denounced liberal democracy...

Merritt Corrigan has a history of denouncing liberal democracy and has said that the country is in the clutches of a “homo-empire” that pushes a “tyrannical LGBT agenda.”

Safety can’t be a ‘pretext’ for regulating unsafe oil trains, says...

“Proponents of the law insist Washington State has a legitimate public interest to protect its citizens from oil train fires and explosions, but in the context of the transportation of crude oil by rail, a State cannot use safety as a pretext for inhibiting market growth or instituting a de facto ban on crude oil by rail within its borders.”

U.S. company offered to make millions of N95 masks back in...

A Texas-based medical supply company offered the government 4 production lines to produce millions of much needed N95 respirators, but no orders were placed.

Border wall construction ramps up during coronavirus pandemic

"The Sierra Club is joining its partners in the borderlands to call for the immediate halt of border wall construction during the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump attempting to protect corporations from legal liability for workers who...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce claimed this issue is the largest area of concern for the business community before reopening doors.

Trump admin bypasses Congress, offers backup storage to boost troubled oil...

“If you believe as I do that the oil and gas industry is getting smaller and will need to extract less oil and gas, any federal money that is not supporting this direction is a waste.”

Exxon now wants to write the rules for regulating methane emissions

The current regulatory system in America does not protect the public interest.

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Biden condemns ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders, sparking global outcry

A panel of ICC judges will determine whether to issue arrest warrants for any of the suspects. President Biden criticized the ICC’s actions as “outrageous.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Reintroduction of 170 European bison could help remove CO2 equivalent of 43,000 cars, study...

A new study by researchers from Yale University and Memorial University of Newfoundland has found that a herd of 170 bison being reintroduced to the Țarcu mountains of Romania could help sequester carbon dioxide emissions.

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.