Trump Environment Policy  (Page 1)

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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Dakota Access Pipeline Update: Judge orders redo of environmental review

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 19, 2017 at 8:30am 6/19/2017 at 8:30am
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President Trump has faced many opponents during his quest for the White House and the early days of his administration. However, no group seems to be as powerful as the judiciary when it comes to gutting his policies.

Legal Insurrection readers will recall that one of Trump’s first acts as President was ...

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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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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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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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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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Top U.S. Coal Boss Optimistic About Industry Future During Trump Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 27, 2017 at 2:45pm 3/27/2017 at 2:45pm
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The head of America’s “largest privately held” coal firm has expressed optimism for his industry under President Donald Trump after a meeting held last month.

Murray Energy’s CEO and founder Robert Murray spoke with The Guardian on Monday. He believes that Trump will stick to his campaign promises for the coal industry...

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Trump Set to Reverse EPA’s Waters Rule Power Grab

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 8:00pm 2/25/2017 at 8:00pm

In May of 2015, the Obama administration engaged in one of its more shocking and unacceptable power grabs with the EPA’s Waters of the United States rule.  President Trump, thus far clearly intent on keeping his campaign promises, is going to reverse this onerous overreach of the federal government...

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