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Trump’s EPA Proposes Rollback Of 2015 Carbon Standards On Coal

December 7th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The Acting Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced on Thursday a proposal to roll back Obama-era regulations on emissions from new coal plants which required the use of carbon capture and storage technologies, describing them as "excessive burdens on America's energy providers." 

It’s Time For The Adults To Take Charge — 100 Corporations Responsible For 71% Of Carbon Emissions

October 14th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

The 6th IPCC Climate Assessment Report makes it crystal clear: Human society is facing a life or death. The only way to save ourselves is to drastically, dramatically, and deliberately reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. There are two ways to do that -- put less carbon dioxide in and/or take carbon dioxide out. Those are the choices. Deal with it like adults or suffer the consequences. End of story. Full stop

EPA Staff Claim Fuel Economy Rollback Based On Junk Science

August 15th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

A series of emails released by the EPA show senior scientists warned the agency repeatedly that its new fuel economy rules are based on false assumptions. The revelations should boost the chances of success for states like California that have sued the EPA over the new policies.

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

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