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Despite Clean Power Plan Rollback, Everybody Still Hates Coal (CT Exclusive Interview)

October 16th, 2017 | by Tina Casey

If President Trump is serious about protecting US manufacturing jobs, he has a strange way of showing it. In just the past few days, his Energy Secretary Rick Perry proposed new protections for coal and nuclear power plants, which were met with a hail of invective from, well, pretty much everybody, including leading manufacturers as well as other top US businesses.

EPA & Scott Pruitt Back Down From Ozone Designation Delays

August 7th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The US Environmental Protection Agency and its controversial Administrator, Scott Pruitt, have been forced to back down from delaying the implementation of Obama-era regulations designating areas impacted by excessive levels of ground-level ozone, or smog. 

Opposition Increases To US Withdrawal From Paris Agreement; JIvanka, Exxon, Shell

April 18th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

With insiders predicting Donald Trump's senior advisers will aim to decide whether the United States will stay a part of the Paris climate agreement or not by Tuesday, a growing number of unlikely climate allies have arisen, including Washington's new power-couple, JIvanka, as well as officials from fossil fuel companies such as Exxon and Shell.

Trump, The CPP, EPA, & Renewable Energy Jobs — What To Expect This Week?

March 6th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

For many of us the discontent that has been quietly growing (quickly escalating?) over the future of America's environmental, climate, and energy policies were set to come to a head this week --- and then Donald Trump took to Twitter to decry an act of McCarthyism of the former US President, and then everything else sort of took a backseat for a while.

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