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Sure, why not. The Environmental Protection Agency is spending more than $8,500 on challenge coins to congratulate its response to 2017 natural disasters, including the hurricanes that ravaged Texas and Puerto Rico. After three bids, a contract was awarded to The Lapel Pins Plus Network LLC for “response award development – Challenge Coin” with a […]
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Suppressing Climate Scientists

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On October 24, 2017
What could make me even more disgusted that Trump’s EPA suppressing climate scientists? How about the same thing except screwing over my adopted state of Rhode Island and my university? Yeah, that will do it. The Environmental Protection Agency has canceled the speaking appearance of three agency scientists who were scheduled to discuss climate change […]
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The Trump Child Labor Agenda

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On April 7, 2017
Trump’s EPA is making the lives of the children who labor on our farms, which is in itself a legacy of Jim Crow and the inability to get the Fair Labor Standards Act through Congress without excluding typically black work in 1938, far less safe. Which is of course a benefit for these psychopaths. “Luz” […]

The Pruitt Emails

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On February 23, 2017

As you may recall: Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Friday won Senate confirmation to head the Environmental Protection Agency, a federal agency he repeatedly sued to rein in its reach during

And So It Begins

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On November 9, 2016

We may never fully recover from what is about to hit us. Donald Trump has selected one of the best-known climate skeptics to lead his U.S. EPA transition team, according to two sources close to the ca

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The Environmental Protection Agency has completely failed to regulate coal ash effectively. Focusing on a case in Bokoshe, Oklahoma and a coal company literally named Making Money Having Fun, this Center for Public Integrity report is highly alarming. The situation in Bokoshe exposes the weakness in the EPA’s coal ash rule, the fallacy that dumping […]
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