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.
September 14th, 2017 | by Meteor Blades
A federal appeals court Monday granted the Trump regime’s request to stop implementation of an Obama era Environmental Protection Agency plan requiring new pollution controls at two of the nation’s oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power plants in Utah.
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.
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.
March 10th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Scott Pruitt, the newly elected head of the US Environmental Protection Agency and quickly-becoming-world-renowned nutbag, has responded to a question on CNBC by claiming that carbon dioxide was not "a primary contributor to the global warming that we see."
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.
February 27th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The US Environmental Protection Agency's new administrator, Scott Pruitt, has already signaled plans to roll back several Obama-era policies and planned to provide businesses with "regulatory certainty" -- but at the same time, his first speech has been graded a D+ or C- by environmental academics
February 17th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Reports this week have suggested US President Donald Trump will move to begin dismantling and hamstringing the country's Environmental Protection Agency as soon as his nominee to head the agency is confirmed by the Senate.
January 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
President-Elect Donald Trump's nominee to head up the US Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, faced tough questioning in his senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, but remained staunchly intent on restricting and minimising the role of the EPA.