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Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers 26.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and tout Administrator Scott Pruitt's stewardship of the agency.
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Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers 26.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The emails underscore how Pruitt and senior agency officials have sought to surround themselves with people who share their vision of curbing environmental regulation and enforcement.
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FactCheck: Scientist schools congressmen on climate 25.5.2018 Philly.com News
The congressmen - all members of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - made their claims while questioning Philip Duffy, a physicist and the president of the Woods Hole Research Center, a climate change think tank. On a number of occasions, Duffy contested what the Republicans said, to no avail.
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EPA seriously underestimates its costs under TSCA and lowballs industry fees as a result 25.5.2018 Nanotechnology Notes
Richard Denison, Ph.D., is a Lead Senior Scientist.  Stephanie Schwarz, J.D., is a Legal Fellow. Yesterday EDF filed extensive comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal for the last of the so-called “framework rules” called for under the 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).  This rule, once finalized, will establish the “user fees” […]
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Forest certification remains a key weapon in the fight to save forests 25.5.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Some estimates suggest that up to 30 percent of all timber traded globally may be illegally harvested.
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Macron to Silicon Valley: Embrace Europe's Regulations 25.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
French President Emmanuel Macron ratcheted up tensions with U.S. tech giants calling on them to embrace Europe’s regulation of topics ranging from taxation to privacy to artificial intelligence, because Washington is failing to do so.
Navajo Nation, EPA question plan to open land near Great Sand Dunes for oil, gas drilling 25.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
A federal push to open some of Colorado's most pristine and delicate high country to oil and gas drilling -- land near two sacred Navajo mountains touching the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness --  faces growing opposition.
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After the death of an Arizona pedestrian, Uber heads back to the land of rules and regulations 25.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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These winning photos of America's national parks and public lands will make you want to go right now 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
The National Park Foundation's annual Share the Experience contest winners provide inspiration enough for planning your next road trip.
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The Border Patrol tries to win over Hispanic communities — by singing love songs in Spanish 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Something very, very different is going on at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Guatemala needs to do more to stop the killings of indigenous activists 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Guatemala needs to do more to stop the killings of indigenous activists
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Walk with us, Ryan Zinke, and see the folly in what you’ve done 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
A good interior secretary does everything to hold on to our stunning public lands.
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Internal memo suggested that White House 'ignore' federal scientists' climate research 24.5.2018 LA Times: Environment

White House officials last year weighed whether to simply "ignore" climate studies produced by government scientists or to instead develop "a coherent, fact-based message about climate science," according to a memo obtained by the Washington Post.

The document, drafted Sept. 18 by Michael Catanzaro,...

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Why diversity in sustainability matters, and what you can do 23.5.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Here's what some are — and aren't — doing to fight whitewashing in the green movement.
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Fresh from Hurricane Harvey’s flooding, Houston starts to build anew — in the flood plain 23.5.2018 Washington Post
The city is building again, gingerly, as it balances anxiety over a need for housing with fears of the freewheeling construction that doomed so many houses to flooding.
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Scott Pruitt's awful media office 23.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Scott Pruitt's awful media office
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Trump Is Trying to Make it Legal to Shoot Hibernating Bear Cubs 22.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The Trump administration on Monday proposed rolling back a 2015 rule that bans aggressive predator control tactics in national preserves in Alaska, including shooting bear cubs and wolf pups in their dens―a move immediately blasted by environmental groups.  The proposal, slated to be […]
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Would firing Scott Pruitt save the EPA? 22.5.2018 Washington Post
Would firing Scott Pruitt save the EPA?
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The Energy 202: EPA holds summit on dangerous chemicals after delayed report 22.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
PFAS are on the agenda.
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Why these 2 California Republicans just keep winning 22.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
For years, Reps. Jeff Denham and David Valadao have been targeted to no avail by Democrats who have looked to the regions they represent and seen winnable odds.
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