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Trump’s Latest Appointee Is A Creature Of The Chemical Industry Swamp (VIDEO)

Trump’s Latest Appointee Is A Creature Of The Chemical Industry Swamp (VIDEO)

It’s been amply established that “drain the swamp” is yet another massive swindle from Donald Trump. His administration is a virtual who’s who of lobbyists and corporate titans. But the latest Trump appointee in the spotlight may be one of his worst yet. The man he has tapped to be the top regulator for the […]

Two Weeks Before Harvey, Trump Slashed Standards On Federal Flood Risk Management

Two Weeks Before Harvey, Trump Slashed Standards On Federal Flood Risk Management

President Donald Trump has based his entire political career on opposing everything former President Barack Obama accomplished. From Trump’s failed attempts to destroy the Affordable Care Act, the racist birther conspiracies, and especially his outright rejection of science in the face of climate change, Trump has systematically attacked all aspects of Obama’s legacy. One of those […]

10 Things Donald Trump Has Done To Hurt The Planet… Besides Dropping Out Of The Paris Agreement (VIDEO)

10 Things Donald Trump Has Done To Hurt The Planet… Besides Dropping Out Of The Paris Agreement (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accords was one of the worst things he has done for the future of the United States and the planet. However, it is not the only thing he has done. He has been rolling back EPA regulations since his presidency began. Here are […]

New EPA Administrator Quickly Strips Reporting Requirements For Fossil Fuel industry (VIDEO)

New EPA Administrator Quickly Strips Reporting Requirements For Fossil Fuel industry (VIDEO)

It should come as no surprise by now that the objective of President Donald Trump’s new cabinet is to unravel and de-legitimize vital federal programs that regulate standards on industry and protect our natural resources. The GOP-controlled Congress is all too happy to go along with this, of course, since it fulfills an eight-year wish […]

Trump’s EPA Pick Called Climate Change A ‘Religious Belief’ (VIDEO)

Trump’s EPA Pick Called Climate Change A ‘Religious Belief’ (VIDEO)

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, has been an avid climate change denier for years. He has attempted to downplay his beliefs during Senate hearings ever since it was announced that he’s Trump’s choice to lead the EPA. However, it’s not hard to find direct quotes […]

Leaked Memo Shows Trump Plans To Destroy The Environmental Protection Agency

Leaked Memo Shows Trump Plans To Destroy The Environmental Protection Agency

On Tuesday, Donald Trump ordered that employees of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) no longer share information via social media, press releases, or new website content. Additionally, all EPA grants and contracts have been frozen indefinitely, cutting off funding for everything from the cleanup of toxic sites to the testing of air quality. But based on a […]

Indiana Neighborhood Destroyed By Lead Poisoning (WITH VIDEO)

Indiana Neighborhood Destroyed By Lead Poisoning (WITH VIDEO)

By now, you’ve heard about the horrific tragedy playing out in Flint, Michigan. The city may take years to recover after thousands of its children were sickened by lead-tainted water. Well, a similar horror is playing out in East Chicago, Indiana. The soil at a housing complex is so contaminated with toxic levels of lead and arsenic […]

Federal Criminal Investigation Into Flint Water Snafu Well Underway

Federal Criminal Investigation Into Flint Water Snafu Well Underway

The other shoe may have dropped in the contamination of Flint, Michigan’s drinking water. Late Tuesday afternoon, federal prosecutors in Detroit announced that they are mounting a criminal investigation into this tragedy. Gina Balaya, a spokeswoman for the U. S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, revealed that “a multi-agency investigation team” is probing the […]

Feds File Lawsuit Against Volkswagen For Emissions Fraud

Feds File Lawsuit Against Volkswagen For Emissions Fraud

Volkswagen’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad fall and winter got a lot worse on Monday. The federal government filed a civil lawsuit against the automaker for its admitted use of special software to conceal harmful levels of pollution in its diesel cars. The Justice Department filed the lawsuit on behalf of the Environmental Protection […]

Das Fraud: Volkswagen Lied To Officials About Diesel Emissions

Das Fraud: Volkswagen Lied To Officials About Diesel Emissions

Volkswagen has admitted to what is, quite possibly, one of the most outrageous frauds in the history of the automotive industry. The world’s biggest automaker admitted that for seven model years, it deceived environmental officials around the world about the emissions from its diesel-powered cars. It has since revealed that 11 million cars around the […]

GOP Congressman Mike Kelly: New EPA Rules On Power Plant Emissions Amount To “Terrorism”

GOP Congressman Mike Kelly: New EPA Rules On Power Plant Emissions Amount To “Terrorism”

It should surprise no one that Republican lawmakers are pitching a fit over the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rules on power plant emissions. After all, whenever the EPA actually tries to do its job, Republican heads explode. But last night, one Republican congressman went way off the deep end. He claimed that by pushing these […]

After Decades, EPA Finally Concedes to Regulate Coal Ash

After Decades, EPA Finally Concedes to Regulate Coal Ash

After an abysmal track record of leaning toward the preferences of coal and power companies the EPA has finally agreed to regulate the disposal of coal ash, a highly toxic substance loaded with heavy metals and other harmful substances that can befoul and poison the water supply. The decision comes in the form of a […]

W. Va. Coal Miner Warns Water Unsafe For Decades

W. Va. Coal Miner Warns Water Unsafe For Decades

In the shadow of national outcry about West Virginia water poisoned with coal processing chemicals, a former West Virginia coal miner named Joe Stanley is warning that the water has been polluted and likely unsafe to drink for decades. It’s another reminder that the coal- and gas-heavy business-as-usual approach to energy production endangers our nation’s […]