EPA

Trump's New Coal Regs a Death Sentence for Thousands With Chronic Lung Ailments 2

Trump’s New Coal Regs a Death Sentence for Thousands With Chronic Lung Ailments

Donald Trump’s roll-back of Obama-era regulations to foster the use of coal will do little to benefit coal miners, except to cause more deaths and disability, according to research into the health effects from pollution associated with coal-fired power plants.The American Lung Association (ALA) says that “particle pollution from power plants is estimated to kill approximately 13,000 people a year.”... Read More...
Donald Trump Saddles Up Four Horsemen for Looming Environmental Apocalypse 4

Donald Trump Saddles Up Four Horsemen for Looming Environmental Apocalypse

Donald Trump is carrying out his plans for unlimited fossil fuel production with the selection of four top cabinet picks who will lead the United States into an environmental Apocalypse in an effort to extract every last dollar of energy from the earth. The nefarious gang of four includes Rick Perry as Energy Secretary, Scott Pruitt as Environmental Protection Secretary, Cathy McMorris Rodgers as Interior Secretary and ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State.... Read More...
New York's Top Cop Calls New Trump EPA Chief Scott Pruitt 'Dangerous, Unqualified' 6

New York’s Top Cop Calls New Trump EPA Chief Scott Pruitt ‘Dangerous, Unqualified’

In a blistering statement, New York’s top cop, Eric T. Schneiderman, called Donald Trump’s reported new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief, Scott Pruitt “dangerous” and “unqualified” and vowed fight to “protect our nation’s air and water.” Pruitt, a Republican, is currently Attorney General of Oklahoma, where his record on environmental issues, especially climate change, has been abysmal, according to Schneiderman.... Read More...