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EPA Plans to Review Rule on Waste Limits From Power Plants

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 11:30am 8/16/2017 at 11:30am

I came across an article at The Hill that the EPA planned to rewrite a regulation from President Barack Obama’s administration that limited toxic waste from power plants.

But before the left loses its mind, it’s important to note that Energy Secretary Scott Pruitt didn’t promise to change anything, just...

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EPA head Scott Pruitt accused of carrying out rollback agenda “in secret”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:30am 8/12/2017 at 11:30am

After having to retract its “scoop” in the wake of facts about the Trump administration’s handling of climate change reports, The New York Times is try...

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EPA chief dumps on Obama administration, marks 2nd anniversary of Animas River spill

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 8:30am 8/8/2017 at 8:30am

While the American press focused on a supposed Russia-Trump connection, the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently reminded the country about a real domestic disaster caused by the Obama Administration: The Animas River Spill.

Scott Pruitt visited the Animas River site last week, where over 3 million gallons of...

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DOJ Drops $3 Million Fine Against Harley-Davidson

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 21, 2017 at 2:00pm 7/21/2017 at 2:00pm
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The Department of Justice decided to eliminate the $3 million fine that Harley-Davidson received from President Barack Obama’s administration to fight pollution. The money was supposed to go “to an American Lung Association project promoting cleaner-burning cook stoves.”

The company reached an agreement with the government last August to pay that fine...

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What EPA chief’s “red teaming” of “climate change” debate really means

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 11:00am 7/8/2017 at 11:00am

Last week, Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator, stated he intended to form a ‘red team’ to debate climate science.

“U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is leading a formal initiative to challenge mainstream climate science using a “back-and-forth critique” by government-recruited experts, according to a senior administration official.

The program will use “red team, blue...

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CHANGE! EPA moves to rescind Obama’s power-grabbing water rules

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 7:00am 6/28/2017 at 7:00am
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall that the Environmental Protection Agency under Obama enacted one of the most flagrant regulatory power grabs in American history with the Waters of the United States rule (WOTUS).

WOTUS redefine how “waters of the United States” are subject to federal regulations under the Clean Water Act. Attempted...

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“You’re Fired”: EPA head dismisses half of Science Advisory Board

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:00am 5/9/2017 at 7:00am
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Life at the current Environmental Protection Agency now resembles an episode of “The Apprentice”, the iconic reality show once hosted by President Donald Trump.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt once battled the agency he now leads and argued its scientists often failed to properly assess the fiscal impact relative...

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Internal Trump admin showdown over Paris Climate Agreement this week?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 9:00am 4/16/2017 at 9:00am
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Shortly after being elected President, Donald Trump expressed that he wanted to find ways to remove the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement and put a stop-payment on a $500 million check Obama wrote for the UN Climate fund days before Trump’s inauguration.

However, close to Trump’s 100-day presidential milestone, it...

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Trump’s EPA may punch hole in Obama’s ozone legacy rules

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 8:30am 4/10/2017 at 8:30am
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The Trump administration is exploring the possibility of punching a hole in former President Obama’s 2015 ozone pollution rule.

Justice Department attorneys are asking the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to delay oral arguments scheduled for later this month in a lawsuit challenging the Obama rule, while the Environmental...

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EPA “accidentally” issues press release slamming Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 31, 2017 at 11:30am 3/31/2017 at 11:30am

I had to check the date of this Washington Times article by Ben Wolfgang, just to make sure it wasn’t already April 1.

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday sent out a press release touting praise for President Trump’s rollback of Obama-era climate-change regulations this week — but...

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Claim: “Trump may have just signed a death warrant for our planet”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 31, 2017 at 7:00am 3/31/2017 at 7:00am
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People on the left frequently mock conservatives for being people of faith and believing in God. Yet if you listen to leading voices from the Progressive community, you would think we’re living in the end times.

Trump recently rolled back some of Obama’s policies on climate change and has also taken action...

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President Trump’s pen rolls over Obama-era clean power rules

http://www.nbcnews.com/video/trump-signs-executive-order-rolling-back-obama-era-climate-change-policy-908435523922
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:00am 3/29/2017 at 7:00am
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As I noted in my recent EPA-update post, President Donald Trump’s pen inked out Barack Obama’s climate change inanity when he signed a sweeping executive order focused on energy independence.

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Judicial Watch Sues EPA for “Environmental Justice” Grant Records

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11:30am 3/28/2017 at 11:30am

The last time we checked in on the Environmental Protection Agency, a long-time staffer and social justice warrior had just tendered his resignation after recognizing the political climate had dramatically changed.

Things are about to get a little hotter for this merry band of bureaucrats, as they are being sued by...

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CNN’s Cuomo: Obama EPA Regs Key to Keep US “from looking like Shanghai”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 8:30am 3/28/2017 at 8:30am
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Hot stock tip: invest in companies producing anti-smog surgical masks. That is, if you buy into Chris Cuomo’s environmental alarmism.

On CNN this morning, the panel discussed the Trump admin’s announcement yesterday that it plans to roll back some of the Obama-era EPA regs viewed as overly restrictive on the coal industry.

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Trump wants to pull plug on Obama-Era Fuel Standards

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 8:30am 3/20/2017 at 8:30am

President Trump directed the Environmental Protection Agency to shelve aggressive vehicle fuel economy targets that have been a foundation for promoting climate change alarmism policies that have hurt the American automotive industry.

Trump revealed his plans during a speech at an automotive testing center near Detroit after discussing the issue during a...

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Trump’s Budget Cuts Some Departments to Reallocate Funds for Defense

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 3:30pm 3/16/2017 at 3:30pm
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President Donald Trump released his plan for the 2018 federal budget titled “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.” The plan includes cuts to some departments and slashes programs in order to reallocate funds to a bigger defense budget.

“One of the most important ways the Federal Government sets...

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EPA’s environment now toxic to social justice advocates

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/11/2017 at 2:30pm
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The Environmental Protection Agency’s new chief is now on-the-record as declaring that the life-sustaining gas, carbon dioxide, is not responsible for “global warming“.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Thursday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming.

“I think that measuring with precision human activity on...

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