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Big Oil Tries To Kill The Electric Car (Again)

January 6th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Electric vehicles are getting close to a major tipping point, and it isn’t just fans who are taking notice. The powerful enemies of transportation electrification and renewable energy are beginning to launch a serious counterattack


Ding Dong, The Stooge Is Gone — Scott Pruitt Slinks Out Of Town

July 6th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Scott Pruitt, the man whose life's mission has been to blow up the EPA so his friends and financial supporters could enrich themselves, has put his tail between his legs and snuck out of town. His resignation came as allegations of malfeasance, corruption, abuse of office, and self dealing threatened to overwhelm him


EPA “Head” Scott Pruitt Discounts The Value Of Human Life (Literally)

May 8th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Scott Pruitt, still clinging to the helm of President Trump’s EPA, met with allies at the Heritage Foundation Wednesday for what one attendee described as a “deniers’ convention,” according to E&E News. Pruitt told attendees that he is planning to stop counting the co-benefits of environmental protections, The Daily Caller reported


11 US States To Challenge EPA Rollback Of 2025 Fuel-Efficiency Standards

April 4th, 2018 | by James Ayre

The US EPA is pursuing a rollback of earlier plans (implemented under Obama's presidency) to raise the new-vehicle fuel-efficiency standard to nearly 50 miles per gallon by 2025 (that would be a fleet-level requirement, not model level). In response to that, 11 US states have now revealed an intention to oppose the rollback


The US Environmental Protection System, An American Success Story, Is Under Siege

February 2nd, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Our environment is far from perfect, but a resolute EPA has enabled the US to avoid the rampant environmental degradation that is endangering the health and well-being of hundreds of millions of people around the globe. Now, however, EPA’s credibility, professionalism, and independence are facing a serious threat from the Trump Administration and its EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt.


8 Northeastern States Suing US EPA Over Midwest Air Pollution

December 28th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Air pollution originating in the US Midwest region is being blown into the Northeast region, leading to harmful effects on the region's population, according to a lawsuit filed against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by 8 Northeastern states on Friday



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