Trump Environment Policy  (Page 1)

Change! U.S. transforms into net oil exporter for first time in 75 years

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 7:30pm 12/8/2018 at 7:30pm
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Legal Insurrection readers might recall when a certain former President said, “We can’t drill our way to lower gas prices.”

Well, it turns out that the Trump adm...

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UN Environment Chief Quits After Racking Up Excessive Air Miles

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 23, 2018 at 9:00am 11/23/2018 at 9:00am
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Erik Solheim, the head of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), has been forced to resign after an internal audit report questioning his huge travel expense surfaced in the media. Solheim, a green politician and former Norwegian Environment Minister, had spent almost half a million dollars jet-setting around the world.

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Obama-appointed judge orders halt to construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/10/2018 at 12:00pm

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris has just ordered a halt to the construction of the $8 billion Keystone XL Pipeline, the next phase of the massive pipeline system, until further environmental analysis is conducted.

The decision comes as TransCanada is preparing to build the oil pipeline beginning in northern Montana, with pipe...

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President Trump signs “eco-friendly” Save our Seas Act into law

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 7:00pm 10/17/2018 at 7:00pm
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President Donald Trump has signed into law an eco-friendly bill that may have been the most bipartisan measure created on Capitol Hill since 2016.

The Ketchikan Daily News reports the Save our Seas Act, which Trump signed Thursday, reauthorizes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Debris Program through 2022.

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Analyzing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s incendiary comments about California wildfires

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 6:30pm 8/18/2018 at 6:30pm

I was slated to be hiking in Yosemite National Park today, but the Ferguson fire in the area forced our family to shorten our vacation. Instead, I am back at my front line battle station in Southern California.

The good news is that the wildfires are being contained, including the historically largest...

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EPA’s acting head is as much a foe of Obama’s regulations as Pruitt was

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 2:00pm 7/21/2018 at 2:00pm
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The last time we visited the Environmental Protection Agency, its regulation-slaying head Scott Pruitt had resigned over “the unrelenting attacks” on him and his family, which “are unprecedented and have taken a sizable toll on all of” them.

As I suspected, the left’s victory over Pruitt was hollow. Acting EPA Chief Andrew...

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18 states sue to put the brakes on Trump’s emission standard reversal

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 10:00am 5/6/2018 at 10:00am
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A little over a month ago, we reported that the Trump administration was expected to launch an effort to roll back Obama-era fuel emission standards for automobiles.

Now, 18 states have sued the administration over this move, launching a legal battle over one of Obama’s few remaining achievements.

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EPA Chief Scott Pruitt: Trump’s Most Effective Regulation Slayer

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 10:00am 3/4/2018 at 10:00am

I have a startling admission to make: I do believe global warming is making a comeback.  Why? Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Chief Administrator Scott Pruitt’s rollback of senseless regulations warms my heart so much that I am sure it has raised the global temperature average!

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Eco-activists target Trump’s national monument rollback with lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 8:30am 12/6/2017 at 8:30am
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall thatin October, President Trump indicated he would shrink the size of Bears Ears National Monument, a 1.35 million-acre piece of land former President Obama designated as a national monument just before leaving office.

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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.

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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.

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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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