A War Against Climate Science,...

Jun 15, 2020 by

A War Against Climate Science, Waged by Washington’s Rank and File

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With New Manipulation of Benef...

Jun 9, 2020 by

With New Manipulation of Benefit-Cost Analysis, the Trump EPA Attempts to Hide Bodies in the Fine Print

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With New Manipulation of Benef...

Jun 5, 2020 by

With New Manipulation of Benefit-Cost Analysis, the Trump EPA Attempts to Hide Bodies in the Fine Print

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EPA Likely to Approve Mine Tha...

Jun 1, 2020 by

EPA Likely to Approve Mine That Threatens Alaska’s Largest Salmon Hatchery

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Sidelining Science During a Pa...

May 13, 2020 by

Sidelining Science During a Pandemic – PODCAST

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White House shelved CDC guidan...

May 7, 2020 by

White House shelved CDC guidance on easing of virus restrictions

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Pandemic Masks Further US Envi...

May 1, 2020 by

Pandemic Masks Further US Environmental Deregulation By Trump Administration

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Tribes Sue to Halt Trump Plan ...

Apr 21, 2020 by

Tribes Sue to Halt Trump Plan for Channeling Emergency Funds to Alaska Native Corporations

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As the Nation Worries About Co...

Mar 31, 2020 by

As the Nation Worries About Coronavirus, the Trump Administration is Rolling Back Environmental Rules

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NRDC Sues US EPA For Continuin...

Mar 23, 2020 by

NRDC Sues US EPA For Continuing To Allow Use Of Toxic Weed Killer Glyphosate

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A Faltering Fracking Industry,...

Mar 19, 2020 by

A Faltering Fracking Industry, on the Verge of a Bailout, Mixes Patriotism and Oil in the Permian

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EPA Proposes Broad Science Res...

Mar 18, 2020 by

EPA Proposes Broad Science Restrictions in Midst of Coronavirus Pandemic

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Exxon Now Wants to Write the R...

Mar 16, 2020 by

Exxon Now Wants to Write the Rules for Regulating Methane Emissions

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White House Removes Public Hea...

Mar 16, 2020 by

White House Removes Public Health Experts from Coronavirus Discussions

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Even in the Age of Trump, fact...

Mar 16, 2020 by

Even in the Age of Trump, facts matter

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A Rare Trump-Era Climate Polic...

Feb 11, 2020 by

A Rare Trump-Era Climate Policy Hits an Obstacle: The Tax Man

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Trump Administration Moves to ...

Jan 31, 2020 by

The Trump administration on Thursday moved to drop the threat of punishment to oil and gas companies, construction crews and other organizations that kill birds “incidentally,” arguing that businesses that accidentally kill birds ought to be able to operate without fear of prosecution.

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Trump Admin Manipulated Wildfi...

Jan 27, 2020 by

Respecting scientists has never been a priority for the Trump Administration. Now, a new investigation from The Guardian revealed that Department of the Interior political appointees sought to play up carbon emissions from California’s wildfires while hiding emissions from fossil fuels as a way to encourage more logging in the national forests controlled by the Interior department.

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Secretary Perdue and the Trump...

Jan 21, 2020 by

In the latest assault on science and the nation’s health and safety, the Trump administration recently proposed a rule that would upend the way federal agencies work to assess and minimize the harm their actions can do to the environment we all depend upon.

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Moving Bureau of Land Manageme...

Jan 8, 2020 by

The Trump administration has pursued many controversial goals in managing U.S. public lands, including shrinking national monuments and cutting back protection for threatened species. Its latest disruptive move targets the government employees who oversee these resources.

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What’s ‘Fair’ When It Comes to...

Dec 4, 2019 by

The average American and Australian generates nearly 3½ times the global average of carbon dioxide pollution.

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Red flags raised after Trump o...

Nov 23, 2019 by

Iraq is one of the top recipients of American assistance, and the U.S. foreign aid agency manages more than $1 billion in projects there, including funding for Iraqi religious minorities pushed by Vice President Mike Pence.

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Intensified US Sanctions Bolst...

Nov 19, 2019 by

On November 14, 1979, 10 days after Iranian students overran the U.S. embassy in Tehran to demand the return of Iran’s deposed Shah, the U.S. first imposed sanctions on Iran. In the four decades since, Iran has been almost continuously under U.S. sanctions.

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As Climate Risk Grows, Cities ...

Nov 19, 2019 by

Glimpsed from a kayak on West Neck Creek, this swampy piece of land, a pocket of red maple and loblolly pine tucked behind growing subdivisions, doesn’t look like the stuff of existential debate.

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E.P.A. to Limit Science Used t...

Nov 12, 2019 by

The Trump administration is preparing to significantly limit the scientific and medical research that the government can use to determine public health regulations, overriding protests from scientists and physicians who say the new rule would undermine the scientific underpinnings of government policymaking.

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Trump Administration Makes It ...

Nov 8, 2019 by

The Trump administration changed a 25-year-old policy to make it easier for coastal communities to take sand from protected ecosystems to improve their beaches.

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E.P.A. Weakens Rules Governing...

Nov 4, 2019 by

The Trump administration on Monday moved to weaken an Obama-era regulation aimed at limiting the seepage of toxic pollution into water supplies from the ash of coal burning power plants, a change that coal industry leaders say could keep plants open longer and which environmental groups fear will increase the risk of water contamination.

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E.P.A. Set to Roll Back Rules ...

Oct 31, 2019 by

The Trump administration is expected to roll back an Obama-era regulation to limit dangerous heavy metals like arsenic, lead and mercury from coal-fired power plants, according to two people familiar with the plans.

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EPA Boss, a Former Koch Exec, ...

Oct 17, 2019 by

A former Koch Industries chemicals expert appointed by the Trump administration to run the Environmental Protection Agency’s research office participated in conversations about the safety of formaldehyde even though he said he would recuse himself due to his conflict of interest, Politico reports.

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Trump’s USDA Is Letting Factor...

Oct 4, 2019 by

Workers are getting injured, but the Department of Agriculture says their safety is not its responsibility.

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