EPA

Climate Change Denial Extends To The EPA As Scott Pruitt Silences Scientists (Video)

Climate Change Denial Extends To The EPA As Scott Pruitt Silences Scientists (Video)

Perhaps people thought it was “fake news.” Two years ago, an article appeared in the Miami Herald about Florida Department of Environmental Protection officials being barred from using the terms “climate change” or “global warming” in official communications, emails, and reports. Right away, those familiar with British author George Orwell’s iconic dystopian novel 1984 began drawing parallels between the […]

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 […]

Even The Pope Thinks It’s Not ‘Insensitive’ To Talk About Climate Change (VIDEO)

Even The Pope Thinks It’s Not ‘Insensitive’ To Talk About Climate Change (VIDEO)

First came the dismissal, “I’m not a scientist.” Now, though, as the extreme weather scientists have been predicting for decades becomes a reality, the excuse from the Right is shifting to, “Let’s not be insensitive to the hurricane victims.” Despite what Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) director Scott Pruitt wishes, we are going to be talking about climate […]

Hurricane Harvey is Causing More Than Flooding – Here’s What (VIDEO)

Hurricane Harvey is Causing More Than Flooding – Here’s What (VIDEO)

Residents of southeast Texas are working to get their lives back in order after Hurricane Harvey this week. The region is dealing with an array of environmental problems because of the storm. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported that there are over 800 water treatment facilities out of commission due to the hurricane. The pollution […]

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 […]

Federal Courts Overrule Trump Administration: Order Enforcement Of EPA Methane Rule (VIDEO)

Federal Courts Overrule Trump Administration: Order Enforcement Of EPA Methane Rule (VIDEO)

A federal court ruled this week that the Trump Administration cannot delay implementation of an Environmental Protection Agency rule requiring oil and gas companies to fix methane leaks from their equipment. Methane is a greenhouse gas with a global warming potential 21 times that of carbon dioxide. The rule was developed under the Obama administration […]

Trump Ends US Commitment To Paris Agreement (DETAILS)

Trump Ends US Commitment To Paris Agreement (DETAILS)

Despite vocal opposition from businesses, advisers, and prominent members of his own party, President Donald Trump announced today that he would take America out of the Paris Agreement. The historic climate deal was developed in 2015 and signed by over 190 nations. The U.S. now joins Nicaragua and Syria as the only nations within the […]

Reagan Vs. Trump: Ronnie Really Was A Saint Compared To Donnie (VIDEO)

Reagan Vs. Trump: Ronnie Really Was A Saint Compared To Donnie (VIDEO)

Well, everyone knows we are not fond of President Donald Trump here at Liberal America. However, we are also not fond of the Republican “Saint” and former late president Ronald Reagan. Well, here’s a comparison of just how bad they are. 1. Mental Health Ronald Reagan eliminated tens of thousands of beds in mental hospitals all […]

This Was America Before The EPA – We Can’t Go Back (IMAGES/VIDEO)

This Was America Before The EPA – We Can’t Go Back (IMAGES/VIDEO)

In the 1960s, America was a dirtier, uglier place than it is today. Illegal dumping was widespread. Sewage often mingled with river water that upstream communities swam in or drank from. And smokestacks stood directly alongside residential developments. Two catalysts would bring about lasting change and inspire the Environmental Protection Agency. One was Rachel Carson’s […]

Director Of EPA Needs Around The Clock Security To Protect Him From ‘The Left’ And His Own Employees

Director Of EPA Needs Around The Clock Security To Protect Him From ‘The Left’ And His Own Employees

Not only are taxpayers having to foot the bill for the endless trips Donald Trump makes to play golf in Florida and to guard his wife and son as they remain in New York, they’ll also be paying for a 24-hour security force to protect EPA head Scott Pruitt, who feels threatened. The New York […]

WATCH Chris Wallace Destroy EPA Head Scott Pruitt On Climate Change

WATCH Chris Wallace Destroy EPA Head Scott Pruitt On Climate Change

The current head of the EPA is a science-denying, pro-fossil fuel, idiot who thinks climate change is a fallacy. If we survive this the tenure of this massive jackass without the entire planet bursting into flames, it’ll be nothing short of a miracle. As as EPA head Scott Pruitt discovered Sunday on Fox News, even […]

Scott Pruitt Approves Pesticide That Could Cause Brain Damage In Children (VIDEO)

Scott Pruitt Approves Pesticide That Could Cause Brain Damage In Children (VIDEO)

EPA director Scott Pruitt has signed an order approving the continued use of a controversial pesticide – one that his own agency recommended banning in 2015 because it was scientifically proven to cause brain damage in children. In a statement, Pruitt said: “By reversing the previous Administration’s steps to ban one of the most widely […]

Trump Abolishes More Environmental Regulations, But Why? (VIDEO)

Trump Abolishes More Environmental Regulations, But Why? (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s latest executive order rolls back important U.S. climate change regulations. The order recommends that federal agencies review existing energy policies and “suspend, revise, or rescind” those deemed burdensome to the energy industry. Over half a dozen measures from the Obama administration designed to fight climate change are now under review or revoked altogether. […]

Since When Did ‘Crystal Clear Water’ Involve Coal Ash? Since Trump (VIDEO)

Since When Did ‘Crystal Clear Water’ Involve Coal Ash? Since Trump (VIDEO)

Late last year, Donald Trump said that “crystal clear water” would be important to his administration. But, as the saying goes, actions speak louder than words. Trump’s actions consistently demonstrate that he doesn’t care about protecting America’s waterways or the communities that rely on them as he is systematically dismantling the EPA. I’ve already written about how […]

This Idiot Senator Proves The Republican Plan Is To Scare Us Into Submission (VIDEO)

This Idiot Senator Proves The Republican Plan Is To Scare Us Into Submission (VIDEO)

Be Afraid. Wow. Republicans are hell bent on scaring Americans to pieces. The guy in the White House keeps warning us that dangerous brown people are pouring over the Mexican border to get us. He reminds us every chance he gets that scary Syrian babies and their grandparents are coming to blow us up. Be […]

Trump’s New Executive Order Paves Way For President Bannon’s ‘Deconstruction’ Agenda (VIDEO)

Trump’s New Executive Order Paves Way For President Bannon’s ‘Deconstruction’ Agenda (VIDEO)

Touting it as a way to “trim waste” and “curb unnecessary spending,” President Donald Trump signed an executive order last night that could effectively dismantle major agencies of the federal government. After all, deconstruction is their M.O. The purpose of the order, as stated on the White House website is (emphasis mine): “… To improve […]

Climate Change Is A Chinese Hoax And Other Stupid Shi*t Trump Believes (VIDEO)

Climate Change Is A Chinese Hoax And Other Stupid Shi*t Trump Believes (VIDEO)

Did you enjoy the weather during the waning days of February? It was the dead of winter, and temperatures in the Northeast were in the seventies. Chicago made it through January and February without any snow. Hot, dry air from the Mexican plateau brought 94 degrees to Oklahoma and 80 to Denver, Colorado. Historic rainfall and […]

Trump Budget Slashes EPA Funding For Great Lakes By 97 Percent (VIDEO)

Trump Budget Slashes EPA Funding For Great Lakes By 97 Percent (VIDEO)

Michigan’s Democratic senators slammed Donald Trump’s new budget for cutting EPA funds to a Great Lakes restoration program by 97 percent. The proposed budget would slash the EPA’s Great Lakes cleanup fund from $300 million to just $10 million. Debbie Stabenow took to Twitter to write: It's outrageous that President Trump's budget plan includes a 97% […]

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