The Trump administration tried...

Aug 16, 2019 by

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is supposed to use the “latest available science” to help the nation’s farmers avoid risk, according to its own mission.

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Trump Weakens Endangered Speci...

Aug 13, 2019 by

The changes also let the government consider economic interests and could open doors to oil and gas drilling and mining in sensitive areas, including the Arctic.

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States Sue Trump Administratio...

Aug 13, 2019 by

A coalition of 29 states and cities on Tuesday sued to block the Trump administration from easing restrictions on coal-burning power plants.

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Nearly 100 percent of Trump fu...

Aug 1, 2019 by

President Trump has made a big deal out of his admiration for farmers, calling them “some of the most incredible people in our country,” and “patriots.” But, based on newly acquired data on federal subsidies from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, his administration may not have been thinking of all farmers — mostly just the rich, white ones.

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The environmental case for a T...

Jul 31, 2019 by

On July 1, 2019, the boards members of Friends of the Earth and Friends of the Earth Action passed a resolution calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to begin an impeachment inquiry on Donald Trump.

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Controversial agency relocatio...

Jul 18, 2019 by

Critics of the Trump administration’s efforts say the decision is politically motivated.

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E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ab...

Jul 15, 2019 by

The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to weaken rules that for the past quarter-century have given communities a voice in deciding how much pollution may legally be released by nearby power plants and factories.

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Trump’s EPA May Be About to Sc...

Jul 1, 2019 by

The public has until July 1 to comment on the Pebble Mine project. TODAY

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EPA’s air pollution chie...

Jun 26, 2019 by

EPA air pollution chief Bill Wehrum is leaving the Environmental Protection Agency after House Democrats began an investigation into his ties to his old law firm.

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Reparations Are Not Just About...

Jun 20, 2019 by

On the heels of Wednesday’s historic hearing on reparations, we speak with renowned writer Ta-Nehisi Coates on the lasting legacy of American slavery, how the national dialogue about reparations has progressed in the past five years…

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E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to R...

Jun 19, 2019 by

Loading coal at the Spring Creek Mine in southern Montana. The mine’s owner, Cloud Peak Energy, declared bankruptcy in May.

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U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabot...

Jun 17, 2019 by

Whether in Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea or one of the 20 countries under the boot of U.S. sanctions, the Trump administration is using its economic weight to try to exact regime change or major policy changes in countries around the globe

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Virginia ban on uranium mining...

Jun 17, 2019 by

The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia’s ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump’s administration to the 1982 moratorium.

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Big Oil and environmentalists ...

Jun 11, 2019 by

One of the Trump administration’s latest environmental regulatory rollbacks has managed to piss off both Big Oil and environmentalists.

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WaPo: WH Barred Science-Based ...

Jun 10, 2019 by

The Washington Post is reporting that the White House barred a senior State Department intelligence analyst from issuing a testimony describing climate change as “possibly catastrophic” to the House Intelligence Committee.

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Ohio’s Nuclear Bailout Plan Ba...

Jun 3, 2019 by

It’s a trifecta the Trump administration has pushed for nationally, with businesses and homeowners footing the bill for uneconomical power plants.

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Greenland’s Hidden Secret

May 29, 2019 by

Greenland is the Key to Global Sea Level Rise

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‘Bombshell’ Report...

May 8, 2019 by

“If Administrator Wheeler and the Trump administration won’t act, then Congress must.”

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Trump plans to allow fracking ...

Apr 26, 2019 by

Environmental groups are preparing for a fight against the proposal that would end a five-year fracking moratorium in central California

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Interior Dept. Delays Its Plan...

Apr 25, 2019 by

The delay appears to be an acknowledgment that the court decision is a significant setback for what President Trump has called his policy of “energy dominance” — an effort to rapidly expand oil and gas drilling across the country.

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Killing migratory birds, even ...

Apr 15, 2019 by

Under Republican and Democratic presidents from Nixon through Obama, killing migratory birds, even inadvertently, was a crime, with fines for violations ranging from $250 to $100 million.

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Americans Are Seeing Threats i...

Mar 20, 2019 by

Security means teaching the public which dangers are real and which are not. Trump’s rhetoric isn’t helping.

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City in Arizona approves resol...

Feb 7, 2019 by

The resolution called the razor wire “not only irresponsible, but inhumane” and argues that this type of wall “is only found in a war, prison or battle setting.”

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Trump’s EPA Refuses to Limit t...

Feb 4, 2019 by

The Trump Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency does not plan to set a legal limit for two nasty chemicals that lurk in some US drinking water, Politico reported this week. 

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Democratic legislator invites ...

Feb 1, 2019 by

The young immigrant who recently made history as the first Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient to win the prestigious Rhodes scholarship will be Rep. Grace Meng’s guest to Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech next week. 

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The Trump administration wants...

Jan 25, 2019 by

Fewer people getting SNAP benefits can lead to more skipped meals

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I’m a Dreamer and a Rhodes Sch...

Jan 11, 2019 by

A person shouldn’t have to be a “genius” or “economically productive” to have access to equal opportunity.

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Already reeling from tariff wa...

Jan 9, 2019 by

Fourth-generation crop farmer John Boyd checks the condition of a soybean field Tuesday in Baskerville, Va. Because of the government shutdown, Boyd has not received his crucial soybean subsidies.

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It’s Payday for Many Federal W...

Jan 8, 2019 by

Tanisha Keller, a single mother who works for the federal Census Bureau, used to live paycheck to paycheck. Now, she is living nothing to nothing.

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Trump Imperils the Planet

Dec 27, 2018 by

Endangered species, climate change — the administration is taking the country, and the world, backward.

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